Category: Main Utilities Longman Dictonary of Contemporary English

Longman Dictonary of Contemporary English

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A high quality English to English dictionary package.

More than 200.000 entries with more than 150.000 of natural English usage examples, pronunciation audio samples, more than 50.000 collocations, integrated thesaurus, common errors and grammar warnings, vocabulary trainer and many other features.

Long history of development, five editions published so far (2009/2010), updated every 2-4/few years.

Many versions inc. paper, CD, DVD and on-line.

The 4th updated (2CDs) and the 5th (DVD) editions support Linux natively (bash installer, no-CD authorisation). Same for Mac OS.

Some of the earlier version may be run using Wine (see test data).

BTW. We are not discouraging Wine users to experiment with newer versions of the dictionary.

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Developer: Longman

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VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
3rd edition3rd editionPlatinum0.9.56.10
4th edition (1CD)This is the single CD version from 2003.Garbage1.1.3410
4th updated edition (2CDs) portable version Thinapps4th updated edition (2CDs) portable version Thinapps.Silver1.0.110
5It is one DVD and its damn complete. You can even see the entry "Ahmadi Nejad" in it! It is far more than a simple dictionary. An encyclopedia or something.Silver1.6.210