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ABBYY Strengthens Its Offer of English Dictionaries for Lingvo iOS PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 September 2011 13:35
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ABBYY today announced that it has expanded the range of electronic dictionaries available for purchase and use in ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS. The mobile content has been enhanced with 8 new monolingual English dictionaries including The Concise Universal American Thesaurus, The Universal Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms, and a set of specialized dictionaries. Concise Universal American Thesaurus is an essential tool for everyone who needs to write quickly, clearly, and well. Moscow, Russia - ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced that it has expanded the range of electronic dictionaries available for purchase and use in ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS, a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple(R) mobile devices. The mobile content has been enhanced with 8 new monolingual English dictionaries including The Concise Universal American Thesaurus, The Universal Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms, and a set of specialized dictionaries.

Concise Universal American Thesaurus is an essential tool for everyone who needs to write quickly, clearly, and well. A convenient and complete thesaurus for school, work, and home, The Concise Universal American Thesaurus includes more than 15,000 main entries and over 350,000 synonyms, sample sentences and phrases for virtually every sense. Synonym Studies that show the subtle differences in meaning among a group of easily confused words are included, as well as the Exclusive Language Guide, with information about grammar, usage, punctuation, frequently misspelled words, and much more. All Universal American dictionaries have an easy-to-use respelling system to show how entries are pronounced. It uses simple, familiar markings to represent common American English sounds.

Authoritative, accessible, and completely up to date, The Universal Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms is an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to build their vocabulary and improve their writing skills. Over 140,000 alternative and opposite words are given with the closest, most frequently used synonyms listed first; in addition thousands of real-life examples of usage enable the reader to pinpoint the relevant word quickly and easily.

The new specialized dictionaries include the Dictionaries of Accounting, Business and Management, Finance and Banking, Economics, Law, and Medical Dictionary. These authoritative dictionaries will be invaluable to students and professionals in the corresponding fields.

About ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS:
ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS provides a single tool for accessing a vocabulary of many languages and allows users to easily purchase, download and use high-quality mobile dictionaries while on the go. The newest version offers significantly expanded language support and more than 250 translation, explanatory, idiomatic and specialized dictionaries available for download. A total of 96 language combinations are represented, with English, German and Russian as the core translation languages. The solution also supports a powerful photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone(R) camera and represents the easiest way to look-up and translate words while on the go.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 18.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
New monolingual English dictionaries are already available for download from within ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS (accessible via the Apple App Store(R)). Lingvo Dictionaries 2.1 for iOS is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.

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ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as BenQ, Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the United States, Ukraine, the UK, Japan and Taiwan. ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FineReader, ADRT, Lingvo, FlexiCapture, Recognition Server, and PDF Transformer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized. Copyright (C) 2011 ABBYY. All Rights Reserved.