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Collins French Dictionary

by MobiSystems, Inc.

Price: £6.37 Price inclusive of VAT if applicable.
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Languages Supported: English

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Product Features

  • More than 80,000 references
  • In-depth treatment of difficult words
  • Cultural notes for insight into French-speaking countries

Product Description

If you are starting to learn French, or want to extend your knowledge of the language the Collins French Dictionary & Grammar is the ideal book to help you understand and communicate. T he dictionary has over 80,000 references, contemporary vocabulary, cultural equivalents, and notes on dialect. It is ideal if you're conducting business with French-speaking customers or colleagues. With Collins, you can trust each translation is correct.

The Foremost Authority on the Language of Today

* Over 80,000 words, phrases and translations
* Comprehensive and up-to- date coverage of all words and phrases you need, and French updated for the new spelling reform
* Easy-to-use French grammar guide - the perfect complement to this dictionary
* In-depth treatment of difficult words
* Clear color layout helps you find what you are looking for quickly and easily
* Cultural notes provide insight into the life in French-speaking countries

Words are tools for life. And a Collins Dictionary makes them work for you.A search tool

Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:

* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters

A learning tool

The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:

* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported; the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

Technical Details

Size: 2.1MB
Version: 4.3.095
Developed By: MobiSystems, Inc.
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  • Write to external storage
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

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This is what you would expect from a trusted name like Collins.
It is rammed full of definitions and flips both ways i.e. French/English or English/French, the trouble is that like many apps out there it is quite complex to find your way around and there doesn't appear to be a user guide included.
In short lots of information but could do with an easier user interface.
I expect that given time I will find my way around and this will be a really useful tool.
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HASH(0x9b35e39c) out of 5 stars Not remotely near the quality that the name Collins implies 4 Feb. 2013
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I really do not know how a dictionary could offer any less and still call itself "a dictionary." This is nothing but a list of words, phonetic spelling, and very, very thin definitions. There are no conjugations or other inflected forms. I kept looking for the interface to turn on more verbose treatments or provide other features. Like "dictionary," the word "interface" hardly seems appropriate...there are just no features to be accessed.

This looks like a direct port of an inexpensive calculator-style device. Those devices were okay, I guess, in their day when you could not hold real computing power in your hand. But this thing is ridiculously primitive on a capable device like the Kindle Fire.
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