Macmillan English Dictionary – CD-ROM

British English

Discover the CD-ROM with the whole of the dictionary plus much more…

Enlarge your vocabulary

  • Click on the thesaurus button next to every word to access a list of synonyms
  • Understand difficult words with over 1,300 illustrations, animations and photographs, and more than 300 sound effects
  • Create your own wordlists to revise, improve and extend your vocabulary
  • Explore the Language Study pages to develop your vocabulary in particular areas of English, and discover the world with 200 interactive maps in the atlas

Improve your pronunciation

  • Hear the pronunciation of every word in British and American English at the click of a button
  • Record, play back and improve your pronunciation, and search for other words that are pronounced in the same way

Personalize your search

  • Display only as much information about each word as you want, and add your own notes or translations to every entry in the dictionary
  • Use the Super Search to look for groups of words that are of particular interest to you

Exploit your dictionary

  • Over 200 interactive exercises to improve your writing skills
  • Connect instantly through weblinks to carefully selected websites offering cultural and encyclopaedic information
  • Quick Find gives you instant dictionary definitions of words and phrases in documents, email or web pages. Just hover your mouse over the word you want to see

The MED CD-ROM is Windows compatible.

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Network Edition

All this is also available in a flexible Network Edition, suitable for whatever the size of your institution. Find out more about the MED Network CD-ROM.

 

 

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