English Language

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Freely available, high quality dictionaries in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish with translations into other languages also provided. Audio files give the pronunciation for every word listed.

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A good site for helping with your reading and writing

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The most trusted source about words in English, containing definitions, plus very detailed word histories.

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Access a range of English and multilingual dictionaries, including synonyms, abbreviations and acronyms


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