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Australia's trusted Concise 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 Concise Dictionary, the app includes:

  • Over 124,000 definitions
  • Over 59,000 words and phrases
  • 22,000 word origins or etymologies
  • Over 25,000 audio pronunciations*
  • IPA pronunciations
  • 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 

*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.