About Oxford Dictionaries

About Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries puts language information at your fingertips, wherever you are – on your PC, a mobile device, or even when using a search engine or social media app.

Oxford Dictionaries is home to more than 250 specialists who are constantly researching languages as they change and develop. We deliver the results of our daily research straight to you in the format you choose.

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Oxford Global Languages

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Oxford Global Languages

Oxford Global Languages (OGL) is an exciting digital programme which lets people find online answers to their everyday language questions in 100 of the world’s languages.

Launched by Oxford Dictionaries in 2014, it is part of our mission to bring the rich, digital language resources that English speakers enjoy to other languages of the world.…

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