Merriam-Webster’s Dictionaries Offer New Learning Experience to First-Gen iPad Users

Paragon Software Group brings new ways of learning directly to the Apple language enthusiast by launching America’s most popular Merriam-Webster’s dictionaries for the iPhone, now with iPad support.Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged; Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary; Merriam-Webster’s French-English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster’s Spanish-English Dictionary, developed exclusively for access on the latest Apple devices, make use of the best of the device’s rich features while bringing traditional paper-edition content to the high-resolution iPad screen. Because the iPad is designed to display content in either portrait or landscape mode, Merriam-Webster’s dictionaries can be viewed in either orientation at a turn. To take further advantage of the iPad’s colorful screen and built-in audio features, word descriptions contain colorful highlights as well as professional live voice pronunciations, helping to improve pronunciation and ease the mastery of a native or foreign language.

Merriam-Webster’s dictionaries are stand-alone applications that can be downloaded once and used without any additional expenses.

Merriam-Webster for iPhone    Los Angeles Times    Androinica

“This is the sine qua non of handheld dictionaries.”
by Psychogas at the iTunes App Store


• Audio pronunciations prerecorded by native speakers
• Portrait and landscape views
• No Internet connection required – easy access anywhere, anytime and without any charges
• “Wildcard” search in case of uncertainty in spelling; use “?” or “*” symbols to replace missing letters.
• “Flash Card Quiz” to add new words to flash cards and test knowledge at leisure
• Hyperlinks between articles and directions
• “History” feature displays the last 100 looked-up entries
• Possibility to clear “History”
• List of similar words in case of misspelling
• Morphology module to translate words in any grammatical form
• Compatible with iPad, iPhone and iPod touch OS 2.0-3.X

Availability: Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged is available for $59.99, Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster’s French-English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster’s Spanish-English Dictionary are available for $24.99 each via download from the AppStore.

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