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Oxford English Wordlist

The 480,000-strong Oxford English Wordlist is created from our British and American English content and contains:

  • Every main, variant, and inflected form in current use
    Including entries labelled offensive or vulgar slang
  • Multi-word phrases, such as idioms and proverbs
    E.g. The proof of the pudding is in the eating
  • Broken and unbroken compounds
    ad blocker, ad-blocker, and adblocker are all included, for example
  • Proper nouns, abbreviations, and symbols
    Churchill, Sir Winston, NVP, and ? all feature in the Wordlist