Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 9th edition (2015)

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What’s New

Version 2.4

We have re-released this app to allow customers to easily restore previous purchases.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

embracedana ,

Great application, but still having trouble downloading re-downloading OALD8 and/or OALD9

This is by far the most useful dictionary out there for learners of English and for anyone who wants a clear and accurate understanding of lexical meaning regarding the English language. The design is fantastic and the varied uses exhaustive, along with other great features like the phonetic variants of NAmE and British pronunciations. I am still having trouble with downloading the dictionaries also. I am currently located in China and even with a VPN, I am having trouble downloading it. I thought it may have been a server issue due to my location, but I don’t think it may be that because I was able to download the dictionary for the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary for Academic English. I am currently a TEFL teacher and this dictionary has been of great use to me. It would be great to have it available for complete use ASAP when your team updates this so that there aren’t any troubles re-downloading the dictionaries. Thanks!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you have had trouble downloading your dictionary. Please see this FAQ for some tips on how to resolve this issue: If you continue to experience difficulties, please contact us via the email link in the app.

SC from Virginia ,

I LOVE OALD app! I use this app to become a native speaker!

Oxford Advance Learner’s Dictionary (OALD) is the essential app for anyone learning English. English is my second language; naturally, I have foreign accents. I use this app to ditch my accents. I especially like the two audio pronunciations, British and Native American, so I can compare them. Also, I LOVE the audio sentences; they are the precious treasures which I’ve ever found to become a native speaker; I listen to them, paying attention to the cadence to their speeches and then with my fingertip I touch the words which I have been mispronouncing them and practice pronunciations with this app until my foreign accents have been supplanted with native accents....

Anyone who is learning English as a second language or who wants to become a native speaker should get this app. This app will surely help you to master English faster and become a native speaker avoiding hurdles....

This app is perfect for me; it is made for me. I LOVE OALD app! This app runs fast, works on both online and offline and syncs beautifully with my Apple devices. This app is an excellent tool for anyone learning English. I have made this OALD app as my constant companion. I carry it with me wherever I go. I live with it! I LOVE it! Thank you!

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you are enjoying using the dictionary.

M.Laali ,

Great dictionary but...

The app used to open to the OALD tab, the search part, but after the latest update when I run the app it starts with the Catalogue tab, which is kind of annoying since I use the dictionary quite often on a daily basis. Please change it back to the previous mode.

Update: Removed the app and installed it again. It fixed the problem but my Favorites are gone. 😞

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