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Kangxi Radicals is an app to identify up to a thousand Chinese characters. The application uses the Forvo API to help with pronunciation.
GoldenDict aims to create a feature-rich dictionary lookup program. Uses WebKit for an accurate article representation, complete with all formatting, colors, images and links. Supports multiple...
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One of the most valuable resources of the english language is the dictionary. I won't get into the history of the dictionary or what it's done for literal society. I will note that incorporating inline definitions into reading apps is not the easiest thing to do. Sure, we now have eReaders like Apple's iBooks and the Amazon Kindle that have dictionary integration built in, but what about the rest of of the text-based universe?
Do you have an idea on how to aid writers with spelling, context and grammer and like the idea of a few extra dollars? Wordnik, an online dictionary service, has announced a competition to create a mashup using their API.
Less than two months ago, Merriam-Webster announced that some of its references would be available via an API. Now, competitor Cambridge University Press has followed suit with the Cambridge Dictionaries Online API. Currently, Cambridge offers five dictionaries through an API (i.e. Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge Business English Dictionary, Cambridge Learner's English-Turkish Dictionary, and Cambridge Leaner's Dictionary).
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