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* Oxford English Dictionary
Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. Find word spellings, definitions, pronunciation and examples of use.
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* Chambers 21st Century Dictionary
Published by Chambers, 2001. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* The Concise Oxford Dictionary
Published by Oxford University Press, 1999. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* Dictionaries @ Credo referenceplus
A collection of Dictionaries.
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* English Dictionaries and Thesauruses @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering English Dictionaries and Thesauruses.
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* The Oxford American Dictionary of Current English
Published by Oxford University Press, 1999. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* The Penguin English Dictionary
Published by Penguin, 2001. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
Fourth Edition, contains over 90,000 entries. From Bartleby.com
* Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words That Have a Tale to Tell. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1898 editon. Source: Bartleby.com
* Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Search Cambridge International Dictionary of English, Cambridge Learner's Dictionary, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms & Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs
* Chat Slang Dictionary
Online slang dictionary containing thousands of acronyms, abbreviations, slang terms and text-based emoticons.
* Lingo2word
Lingo2word is devoted to demistifying the new Internet shorthand language of Text messages, Chat rooms and Emails.
* Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Look up a definition, pronunciation, etymology, spelling, or usage point in the on-line version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition.
* New Zealand Dictionary Centre
The New Zealand Dictionary Centre was established in July 1997 by Victoria University of Wellington and Oxford University Press with the purposes of: maintaining and developing a database of New Zealand English vocabulary, conducting research on various aspects of language in New Zealand and compiling and publishing dictionaries and related educational materials. It aims to provide a focal point nationally and internationally for New Zealand lexicography.
* The Online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language
A multimedia, bilingual online dictionary. Includes advanced search by topic, grammatical features or by a combination of search terms.
* Webster ’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1913 Edition
Fom the ARTFL Project.
* WordNet
WordNet is an online lexical reference system whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic theories of human lexical memory. English nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are organized into synonym sets, each representing one underlying lexical concept. Different relations link the synonym sets.