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.
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.
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.
What's possible with our dictionary data?
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.
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.
Explore relationships between words and languages by taking advantage of the flexibility of the Oxford Dictionaries API.
Benefit from the rich tagging of subject, register, and region to make your app appropriate for many different users.
Use our definitions, audio pronunciations, and translations to add an extra dimension to your Augmented Reality app.
Push the boundaries of future applications with powerful, semantically-linked language data.
More than 500 companies already trust Oxford Dictionaries...
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.
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.
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.
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