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A Guide to Online Dictionaries - AGOD brings to you the most useful online dictionary resources that you will need for all your words look up during your quests to improve your native language or when you are learning a new language.
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04 October 2007



POPjisyo is a web based pop-up dictionary for Japanese, Chinese, Korean and other languages. Read foreign language web sites with pop-up hints by moving the mouse over words you want to lookup!

A very useful service with on-the-fly translation.

QuickDic: English-German/German-English Dictionary


This is the site where you can translate words and idioms from English to German and vice versa.

A Simple English-German Dictionary


Abbreviations: English-German


German-English and English-German acronym and abbreviation translator. Contains terms from many fields, including business, economics, politics, engineering, physics, chemistry, etc


This glossary contains about 90,000 technical terms and abbreviations about libraries, books and data processing. It is intended to be a resource for librarians and other users.

Beilstein Dictionary of Organic Chemistry


Dictionary of organic chemistry, both English to German and German to English.



General technical dictionary, both English to German and German to English.

The New English-German Dictionary


A very simple online English-German Dictionary/ Translator with more than 700,000 translations.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary


It provides English online dictionary with voice pronunciation and Thesaurus functions. On the same website you can also access to Spanish and Medical dictionaries.

LEO Online English-German Dictionary

Leo is a very good site for English-German, German-English, English-Spanish, Spanish-English words and phrase definition look-ups. It provides voice pronunciation for each word with examples of the different forms and usage of the word and contains more than 450,000 entries.
A very good source for learning the German language.

English-German Dictionary of Common Computing Terms

A useful online reference of English-German common computing terms.


About.com English-German Computer Glossary

English-German Computer Glossary.



A simple English-German, German-English, English-French, French-English Dictionary with over 1,700 terms.



China-8.com is a very good portal dedicated for learning Chinese. It provides Chinese Lessons, Flashcards, Chinese-English, English-Chinese and Pinying Dictionary with voice pronunciation and provides a very intuitive Ajax Desktop User Interface.

03 October 2007

Word Reference.com


Provides a simple dictionary for word definitions look-up and a list of similar words by the side for fast access. It also provides some extracts from forum discussions that contain the word that is being searched. Included is a voice pronunciation link that provides both the US and UK pronunciations.

Multi-language dictionary is also available for some European languages that include German, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese.