Back to products


In Apps

The Macquarie Complete Australian Dictionary app is both international and uniquely Australian, providing users with the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date reference of Australian English.

The app answers the needs of users on matters of spelling, pronunciation and usage for the complete record of English as it is used in Australia, from the colourfully colloquial to the highly technical.

Download on the App Store

Based on its print equivalent the Macquarie Complete Dictionary, the app includes:

  • Over 210,000 definitions
  • Over 121,000 headwords and phrases
  • Over 13,000 encyclopedic entries
  • 22,000 word origins or etymologies
  • 114,500 IPA pronunciations
  • Over 25,000 audio pronunciations*
  • Illustrative phrases
  • Regionalisms
  • Extensive usage notes

Search features include:

  • Simple and fast search
  • Fuzzy and wildcard search options
  • Voice search
  • Browse through entries
  • Bookmark entries
  • Recent search list
  • Note-taking feature
  • Cross-reference links
  • Options to share content
  • Access anytime without an internet connection
  • Compatible with VoiceOver (iOS)

*Note that access to audio pronunciations requires internet connection. 

All Macquarie Dictionary iOS apps are available to both Education and Business at a 50% discount when purchased through the Apple Volume Purchase Program.