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Dictionaries are programs or plugins that supply a list of correct words for one or more languages. They may also contain grammatical and meaning information for the words.

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Chemical dictionaries for Android (for instance, body biochemistry)

I have looked for chemistry dictionaries for Android on the Google Play store and found none. I was looking for an app where I can: key in the name of a molecule found within the body to search. As I ...
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Free terminal based dictionary for Linux

I'm looking for a dictionary that can be used from the terminal. I'm expecting something like dictionary <word-in-double-quotes>. Should be installable from apt and should be free. PS: OS - Kali ...
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GoldenDict Alternative To Open "dict" File

For a long while I have been using GoldenDict on different devices to utilize "dict.dz" and ".index" files. In other words, a skin application to load different dictionaries. Now ...
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Line by line translation of subtitles

I want to translate a text containing subtitles of a movie, but I need a line-by-line translation, preferably put side by side. If I can click on each word and see its translation or a corresponding ...
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What library can I use to replace integers with unique phrases (combinations of words from a dictionary)?

I'm doing statistical analysis / data science on productivity data of thousands of employees. To eliminate the possibility of systematic bias (avoid accidental discrimination), I want to strip out all ...
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PDF reader for Linux which supports one click dictionary lookups

Is there a PDF reader for Linux which supports the following: If you click on a word, it opens a dictionary like ding or even better linguee.com and translates the word from a predefined source ...
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French dictionary on Android that works offline

At my stage of learning, I find having a quick-lookup French-English dictionary very valuable. I use my mobile dictionary app on Android while reading or watching videos. I know that some people say ...
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Open web frameworks for making searchable multilingual dictionaries

Is there any open-source web framework for making searchable multilingual dictionaries, that have good support for making plugins or API to automate making new entries? Some background: In my studies,...
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Extension for LibreOffice to show word definition

Anyone know an extension that adds a "lookup word" to the context menu for selected word? Doesn't need to be locally defined. It can show a definition from the internet, but I'd prefer it if it showed ...
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API Dictionary French with illustration by image

I want to a API dictionnary for French that explains a given word by image. It can be free or with fee, XML or JSON, REST or SOAP,... All I want is a API or a solution/ library that I call it with a ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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An online dictionary that allows linking to a single specific definition of a word?

For example, suppose I want to refer to the specific definition of 'nut' as 'a perforated block usually of metal that has an internal screw thread and is used on a bolt or screw'. This is the 3rd ...
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command line dictionary program supporting MDX files on Ubuntu

Is there any free command line dictionary program on Ubuntu that supports .mdx MDict dictionary files?
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Do you know some good python script for getting bilingual dictionaries or translating multiple words from Glosbe?

I am looking for a python script or API with I can translate multiple words from Glosbe and some detail about the usage.
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An application to learn English [closed]

I want an app to learn English by remembering vocabulary. There's many recommandation which is required to be tried one by one. It's best based on iso.
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Is there a multilingual dictionary which translate many words in the same time?

I want a dictionary which translates many words. For example English-German, English-Swedish dictionary which translates 1000 entries or words in the same time. I don't want to translators like google ...
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Is there a way to import bilingual wordlists from wiktionary, omegawiki or wordnet online?

I would like to import bilingual wordlists from wiktionary, omegawiki or wordnet but without using php, python, mysql beacuse I am not an expert in this tehnologies. I would like to query it online or ...
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Help to learn words

I have list of words and translations I would like to learn. I need software that could help me to learn them by asking translations or original words. I don't need any lessons, and tutorials, just ...
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English etymology dictionary usable on Windows

There's this video where a guy explains meanings of medical terms: https://youtu.be/TMy0vJfKvzI?t=178 He explains the word "hypokalemia" as: "hypo" - meaning "low" "kal" - meaning "potassium" (K) "...
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Offline iOS app that gives the full declensions of German nouns

I had an app that worked offline using the Wiktionary database, but iOS 11 broke it.
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Proper noun dictionary?

I did a search on dictionary.com for proper nouns and noticed it does not contain proper nouns. Examples of words I was looking for was Camry and Camaro. Is there a dictionary that does such?
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Free offline Android English-Spanish dictionary

Searching for 'english spanish dictionary' apps in the play store is a case of trying to distinguish the forest from the trees. Does anyone here know of a Android dictionary app that meets the ...
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Reliable free offline dictionary for Android

I'm having difficulty with pronouncing words or phrases in British or American English. I wanted to install or download a dictionary software. I went to Play store and found WordWeb Audio Dictionary, ...
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Fuzzy matching (e.g. Levenshtein) between items in list

I'm looking for an equivalent of the Fuzzy Lookup Add-In for Excel, which unfortunately doesn't work on my dataset (yields error Unable to set the numberformat property of the range class). What I ...
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Russian dictionary for a word game

I want to make a word game based around Russian language (for reasons). I don't really know the language, but that shouldn't stop me as long as I have the right resources. For this game to work, I ...
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Dictionary software which allows to add or edit entries

I want a dictionary software which allows me to add or edit entries, words or meanings. I want to use it on Windows. It has to work offline. It is best to be freeware but others will be accepted.
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Mac OS or iOS video player with current subtitle dictionary lookup capabilities

Daum PotPlayer for Windows has this feature - while watching a soft-subtitled video, you can click on any word, and browser page with this word in an online dictionary will open. I'm looking for ...
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Offline English-German dictionary for Android

A friend asked for this and I don't have an answer. Must be: Android Gratis Offline, with complete dictionary in SD card Nice to have: large vocabulary declension & conjugation in both ...
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iOS+Android SDK for custom keyboard dictionaries and prediction and autocorrect logic

I'm developing a custom keyboard for iOS and Android and I'm looking to source the dictionaries ( English, French, Portuguese, and Turkish) and the prediction and autocorrect logic. Thanks for any ...
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Open Source Chromium/Chrome extension for translating text selections on right-click

I am looking for a Chromium/Chrome extension that offers translation for text-selections in the right-click context menu. It should be Open Source and support at least english-english (dictionary) or ...
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Linux terminal interface/Software for Wiktionary

Basically, I want approximately the same output as below for german words. I haven't found any databases fitting to use with the "dict" protocol/program. Therefore, I thought I'd have the best ...
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App that shows root words and other words derived from that root

English is not my native language and my vocabulary is really poor. I'm currently taking Building a Better Vocabulary course. Professor, in that course, introduced a wonderful method for learning ...
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LibreOffice dictionary and spell checking in other languages? (without Java)

Using LibreOffice (latest version) on OS X, everything in English. However I frequently work with documents in other languages (e.g. German, Dutch, French) and I would like to have spell checking for ...
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SKIP kanji search for Linux, usable offline

SKIP is a convenient way to find Japanese kanjis. It often looks similar to this: Is there a SKIP program for Linux? Requirements: Works offline Open source Fast to launch and search
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Is there any software which give me the definition of many English words in English at the same time?

I have a list of English words which I'd like to get their meaning in English, as well. Do you know a website/software which tells the meaning of whole words just in one effort? Currently, in all of ...
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Display a different dictionary entry each day

I would like to improve my vocabulary through different ways and now I am looking for a vocabulary/dictionary app that can display a different word daily on the Windows 8 Metro platform. I have ...
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Japanese dictionary for Ubuntu (offline, open source)

I am looking for a Japanese↔English dictionary. Runs on Ubuntu Works offline Small GUI window Open source Maintained Example sentences shown for each word Bonus if it has SKIP kanji search I have ...
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Offline English–German dictionary for GNU/Linux

I am looking for an offline English–German bilingual dictionary which works on GNU/Linux. I am currently aware of a couple such dictionaries, though both of them have significant problems: elcombri ...
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Can you recommend any vocabulary building software?

I'm specifically looking for something that is both easily customizable and accommodates a bunch of multilingual glossaries.
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Dictionary as CMS or wiki

I have an idea for a kind of online dictionary for a specific area and several languages. It should be filled and revisioned by community or small group of editors. The software core should also have ...
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Download all words from Wiktionary for offline use

I need to learn as much words as I can, so it'd take years to learn these as a non native English speaker. I want to import words from Wiktionary, so that I can mark or delete words I already learn. ...
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Free applications for learning English on Windows Phone

I need Android FunEasyLearn (e.g. “Learn English 6000 Words”) analog (or Anki analog) for Windows Phone. Basicly I want program with English dictionary (for learning English) for Russian users. But I ...
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App to find words that you can’t remember

There is an app called Tip of My Tongue that allows you to search for words based on parts of the word that you remember and the meaning. However, the "meaning" search doesn’t actually utilise ...
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Phone app for spoken definitions while reading

When I read on my Kindle, I can simply highlight a word to get its definition. When I read a paper book, this doesn't work. I'm looking for an app on my phone that allows the following: (1) I ask it ...
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Plaintext word list with filters for word class

I'm looking for a long plaintext word list like Enable2k or YAWL for Windows, but filtered by word classes (really I only need nouns, adjectives and verbs. Anything else is superfluous.) Is there an ...
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Language (English) learning software for PC (Ubuntu & Windows)

I want to find analog of this app (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.funeasylearn.english ) for PC (for Ubuntu and Windows). (I want multi-language program for learning words.) I don'...
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English to Greek Dictionary

I need a free English to Greek Dictionary for Windows. I won't be able to have internet access for some time, so I would like to have a dictionary on my laptop. What I need: Index Phrases Search ...
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Bilingual French-English dictionary for the Amazon Kindle

I am looking a bilingual French-English dictionary that I can use on my Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. I try to read the French newspaper Le Monde on my Kindle, but there are words that I don't understand. ...
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Any dictionary application capable to look up for misspelled words?

I am looking for an English-English dictionary capable of finding words that are the most similar to the word entered by the user (given that they can be different by several deleted and inserted ...
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Maintained open source offline Japanese dictionary for Android?

I am using Aedict 2.9 because I want an open source Japanese dictionary which works even when offline. However, recently, Aedict 3 has switched to a proprietary model it seems, and I would like to ...
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