Oxford Language Dictionaries Online offers fully searchable online access to Oxford's top-of-the-range, unabridged bilingual dictionaries in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian; plus unique online resources for language learning.

  • search and browse accurate translations in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian, into and out of English
  • listen to audio pronunciations - available for all languages
  • links to Oxford Reference for further research
  • regular updates add the latest new words, most current meetings, and the most useful learning resources
  • sign up to receive a Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish and/or Russian word of the day

Unique language-learning support

  • life and culture - a practical guide to health, renting or buying a property, banking, taxation, kinship and ethnicity, historical and cultural events, and festivals and holidays
  • useful phrases - meeting people, asking questions, emergencies, and reading signs
  • grammar and vocabulary with click-through verb tables and pronunciation charts
  • downloadable correspondence templates including sample letters, emails and CVs 
  • writing and word games, and teaching and learning resources
  • advanced search options - search the full text of each dictionary or restrict to specific parts of speech, or language register or use Boolean searching
  • wordwheel enabling user to browse alphabetically through the dictionaries
  • unique to Chinese/English and English/Chinese - pinyin for each Chinese headword, pop-up radical and character index, and Chinese language segmentation software to break up strings of text into separate words for non-Chinese speakers
  • Oxford language web - quick translations for thousands of key words in Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, and Thai as well as Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian

How to subscribe

If you wish to subscribe, first take a look at the Model Licence. To obtain pricing and for further information or to request a free trial contact:

Ged Welford
Oxford University Press, Online Sales, Room E100
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Telephone: 01865 354582