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Encyclopedias

(last modified  11/05/05

   

Encyclopedia

English dictionary 

Picture dictionary

Dictionary of slang

Medical terms

Acronym finder 

Rhyming dictionary

False friends

Sciences de l'information  Documentation 

Internet

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WordReference Dictionary

 

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Cambridge Dictionaries Online

 

 

 

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Translate a web page

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Acronym finder

 

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More dictionaries

Eurodicautom   " the European Commissions multilingual term bank." 
   http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/

m-w words

http://www.m-w.com/

Allwords

http://www.allwords.com/

Your dicionary;com

http://www.yourdictionary.com/

Babylon

huge database of glossaries, covers a wide range of professional and interest fields, including Medicine, Business, Sports, Computers, Electronics, Education, etc.

http://www.babylon.com/gloss/glossaries.html

Glossarist

 Glossarist is a searchable directory of
over 6,000 glossaries and topical dictionaries. 
http://www.glossarist.com/about.asp

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Picture dictionary

Language guide
LanguageGuide.org offers free sound integrated resources for learning languages.
These resources are developed collaboratively with the help of volunteers.
http://www.languageguide.org/

This website provides 1,885 illustrated dictionary entries. 

Enchanted learning

Each word is used in a meaningful example sentence. 

Most entries have links to a related web site. 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Dictionary.html

Visual dictionary

http://www.infovisual.info/

http://visual.merriam-webster.com/


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Dictionary of slang

http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang
English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom

 

Rap dictionary

http://www.rapdict.org/terms/a

 

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Rhyming dictionary

http://www.rhymezone.com/

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First international Collection of False Friends

© by Bruce Macfarlane

http://www.uebersetzung-uebersetzer.de/falsefriends/en-fr.htm

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Medical terms

Multilingual Glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European Languages

http://allserv.rug.ac.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/welcome.html

 

Glossaire Sciences de l'information - Documentation - Internet

http://mist.univ-paris1.fr/dico/glossaire-a-i.html

 

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Encyclopedias

Spartacus

The USA 1840-1960,the medieval world, slavery, the emancipation of women...

 all done in an easy-to-read English!

www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk

Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia.

http://www.encyclopedia.com/

Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a multilingual project to create a complete and accurate free content encyclopedia.  

http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/

about wikipedia (in French) http://www.inrp.fr/vst/Dossiers/Wikipedia/sommaire.htm 

Fact Monster


 

Quotations

 contemporary and classic quotations : a searchable database of over 86,000 entries .

http://www.bartleby.com/quotations/

 

Proverbs

12,000 proverbs from 300 countries and cultures by keyword.

http://creativeproverbs.com/searchcp.htm

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