Oxford Dictionaries API

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Why should you choose the Oxford Dictionaries API?

The Oxford Dictionaries API offers easy and intuitive access to Oxford's dictionary content, trusted around the world.

World-renowned dictionary content

If you need dictionary content in your app, don't compromise on quality. We have teams of experienced lexicographers monitoring the evolution of language to ensure our lexical content is accurate and up to date.

Semantically linked data

We want to see you using our extensive dictionary data in innovative ways. That's why we've semantically linked our data, giving you the flexiblity you need to unleash the full potential of our lexical content.

Quick and easy access

Register for just one API to access reliable and consistent dictionary content in multiple languages from around the world. Visit our live documentation to test the API and view sample code.

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What's possible with our dictionary data?

Games

Whether you’re creating the next big word game, or simply want to test your students’ skills with some vocabulary and definition quizzes, we have the data you need to make your games a success.

Business

By using the Oxford Dictionaries API, you can be sure the lexical content you want to include in your business app is from a reliable and trustworthy source and it won’t throw up any nasty surprises.

Research

Explore relationships between words and languages by taking advantage of the flexibility of the Oxford Dictionaries API.

Learning

Benefit from the rich tagging of subject, register, and region to make your app appropriate for many different users.

Augmented Reality

Use our definitions, audio pronunciations, and translations to add an extra dimension to your Augmented Reality app.

Artificial Intelligence

Push the boundaries of future applications with powerful, semantically-linked language data.

amazon

Oxford provided data customizations to embed four of its best-selling bilingual dictionaries on Amazon’s Kindle. Users can now access French, Italian, German, and Spanish translations and definitions anywhere they read Kindle e-books.

zynga

Oxford customized and extracted large wordlists, from trusted sources, to create extensive, clean, and accurate wordlists in six of the world’s most popular languages.

google

Oxford utilized its global network of lexical experts and publishing partnerships, to provide customized foreign language data that would meet the needs of Google’s global user-base.

Choose your plan to start using the Oxford Dictionaries API straight away

Free

Full access to Oxford Dictionaries data

3k requests per month
FREE
Basic

Full access to Oxford Dictionaries data

10k requests per month
£10/month
Pro

Full access to Oxford Dictionaries data

100k requests per month

£50/month

Premium

Full access to Oxford Dictionaries data

500k requests per month
£200/month
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Enterprise

Want to talk about bespoke access?

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Research

Part of an academic institution?

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