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Bilingual dictionaries covering 9 languages, writing resources for English, and language learning support

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Database
SUBJECTS:
Humanities
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AGREEMENT TERM:
31 Dec 2018
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Oxford Dictionaries Premium includes bilingual dictionaries covering nine different languages available: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, and Portuguese.

It also contains premium writing resources for English: New Hart’s Rules, The Oxford Style Guide, Pocket Fowler’s Modern English Usage, Garners Dictionary of Legal Usage, and New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors.

The language content is enhanced with additional language learning resources, including usage examples and illustrative phrases, grammar guidance, click-through verb tables and pronunciation charts, explanations of grammatical terms, and help with spelling and punctuation.

The dictionaries include words from all subject areas.

  • The wealth of information available on English entry pages including:
    • Sense markers for navigation
    • Trending words feature on the homepage and on the sidebar
    • Bilingual pronunciation available on words and example sentences 
    • Some of the grammar help available as part of the secondary content
    • Sticky search bar stays at the top of every screen
    • ‘Test yourself’ quizzes available on the homepage and on the sidebar within entries
    • Language games available in the Puzzles and Games section