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Old 09-19-2006, 11:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am an ESL teacher and I am in need of an electronic dictionary that I can use during class. I am assuming there is a decent dictionary that I can download and add to my BlackBerry. I have a 7250. If anyone has any ideas, I would be grateful,
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8700/4.1.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/102 UP.Link/6.3.0.0.0)

I'd be interested to find this out too.
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Old 09-20-2006, 09:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I know there's some commercial dictionaries available at mobipocket.com, but I've never used them myself.
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Smile Online version at dictionary.com

If you want an on-line version you can find one at www.dictionary.com/wml
if you have a problem accessing it, you can get to it through BBerryone.com under the reference section.
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Yeah, i'm with onlindis on this one. You have the internet on your BB. What can you do with the internet? =) Always ask yourself that question before thinking of third party software.
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Another online dictionary to try is Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary found at Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary even though it says Palm it seems to work well on the Blackberry.
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Old 09-21-2006, 09:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Berry 411... First because it's free but then because it's faster than any search apps on the BB. The BB doesn't have much computing power so search apps run a tad slow to me. Berry 411 has a plugin that searches Websters and American Heritage. I love that one.
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unfortunately I do not have access to the internet right now so I can save money, so I really do need an inbuilt dictionary if possible.
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Originally Posted by Knigel
unfortunately I do not have access to the internet right now so I can save money, so I really do need an inbuilt dictionary if possible.
you might want to check out the post #3 here.
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Old 11-16-2006, 04:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Default Oxford Electronic Dictionary and Thesaurus

I use the Oxford Electronic Dictionary and Thesaurus available at Handango, Neon Toad and other download sites. It comes in handy when you're out of signal range or don't want to use up your data package.
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You also might want to check out PocketLingo Max Dictionary at:
Buy Online
or Beiks English Dictionary at:
English Dictionary for BlackBerry
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