Eleven of Merriam-Webster’s Best-selling Dictionaries and Merriam-Webster’s Pocket Dictionary at a Special Price of Only 99 Cents Available Now for Mac OS X

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Paragon Software Group, a leading software developer for mobile devices and desktop computers, in partnership with Merriam-Webster, Inc., the leader in language reference publishing in the United States, announces the release of eleven monolingual and bilingual reference classics from Merriam-Webster for Mac OS X.

Paragon Software Group, a leading software developer for mobile devices and desktop computers, in partnership with Merriam-Webster, Inc., the leader in language reference publishing in the United States, announces the release of eleven monolingual and bilingual reference classics from Merriam-Webster for Mac OS X. The apps are conveniently combined in a single Merriam-Webster’s Dictionaries in-app catalog app, allowing the user to immediately find the right dictionary, download it, and test it for free, before making the purchasing decision. The new app comes with a full version of Merriam-Webster’s Pocket Dictionary at a special price of only $0.99 USD (the regular price $19.99 USD).

The “Merriam-Webster’s Dictionaries” app includes the following additional dictionaries:

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
  • Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged
  • Merriam-Webster's English-French and French-English Dictionary
  • Merriam-Webster's English-Spanish and Spanish-English Dictionary
  • Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (* without a sound module)
  • Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's English Dictionary
  • The Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  • The Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Thesaurus
  • Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law
  • Merriam-Webster’s Essential Learner’s English Dictionary

Search and translate features:

  • Search through dictionary headwords.
  • Full text search to look up usage examples.
  • List of similar words results in case of misspelled look ups.
  • Wildcard Search if you are unsure of the exact word spelling. Use “?” and “*” symbols to replace the missing letters.
  • Morphology module to translate words in any grammatical form.
  • Look-up functionality from other applications - while working in other applications you can easily and quickly look up any desired word without leaving that application.
  • Search through Favorites.
  • Search History - while you are using the dictionary, all looked up and viewed words/phrases are saved in the History.

Learning features:

  • Audio pronunciations recorded by native speakers.
  • Irregular verbs
  • Word forms

Interface features:

  • Quick access to virtual keyboard.
  • Synchronization of dictionary language with the keyboard input source.
  • Favorites - to quickly access frequently searched words.
  • Enlarge or reduce font size for your comfort.

Compatibility: Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and higher.

Availability: Merriam-Webster’s Dictionaries app includes Merriam-Webster’s Pocket Dictionary and is available for $0.99 USD at: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id609411821?mt=12 . Other dictionary prices range from 19.99 to 59.99 USD.

About Merriam-Webster Inc.

Merriam-Webster Inc. acquired the rights to revise and publish Noah Webster’s dictionaries in 1843. Since then, Merriam-Webster has maintained an ongoing commitment to innovation, scholarship, and love of language. Today, the company continues as the leader in language reference publishing with bestselling reference books (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition), popular Web sites (Merriam-Webster.com, WordCentral.com), and a range of licensed products. For more information, visit http://www.Merriam-Webster.com.

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