Online Dictionary Links from the Loudoun County Public LibraryMonday, March 31, 2008
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
This site includes online versions of the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary, the Cambridge Dictionary of American English, the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms, and more.
This online dictionary provides the student not only with the definitions of English words, but also contains sound files of their actual pronunciation. In addition, the site offers an online thesaurus, Word of the Day, word games, and other language-learning resources. Now includes a Spanish/English dictionary.
Free online translation dictionaries in Spanish, French, and Italian. Language discussion forums are also included, as well as a Word Reference Toolbar for easy access from your desktop.
This is a comprehensive language portal with more than 2500 dictionaries, grammars in over 300 languages, games that build language skills, and a discussion forum.
ESL Slang Page
An alphabetical listing of English slang words and phrases, along with their definitions. Clearly indicates expressions which may be considered rude or offensive.
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