a pre-installed list of words makes up the dictionary service. These are typically localized and users can add words and override the iOS and Mac OS X dictionaries.

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Dictionary application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can use

I have a problem with the Dictionary application: all in a sudden, without any changes on the preferences, the application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can look a word in the toolbar that ...
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Mac Dictionary improvements

I tend to use the dictionary a lot on the mac. Its annoying to launch the app everytime i need to lookup a word. Are there any other apps/hacks to avoid this annoyance? Spotlight lookup is awesome, ...
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Which iPhone English dictionary gives the best pronunciation?

I tried Merriam-Webster and Google Translate, both are far from satisfactory.
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Look Up in Dictionary with “All” filter

I like the fact that I can launch the dictionary app by highlighting a word in any any application and then going to (Application Name) > Services > Look Up in Dictionary. However, this selects the ...
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Spell Correction using only the keyboard

I am a long time OS X user and as such, I often enjoy the built-in dictionary available system-wide. It’s a small detail that, if you come from Windows (or Linux) turns out to be of great help ...
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Dictionary app for ipod touch

Is there a dictionary app that I can just click on a word anywhere (in any app) and it will automatically define it for me?