About Oxford Dictionaries

About Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries provides reliable, up-to-date dictionaries for languages around the world, from English, Arabic, and Portuguese to isiZulu and Northern Sotho.

Using world-class technology, our expert lexicographers track and record languages as they change to ensure our dictionaries are always up-to-date.…

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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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