Collins COBUILD English/Japanese Advanced Dictionary is designed for upper-intermediate to advanced Japanese learners of English.
The dictionary is based on a huge database of text, both written and spoken, called the Bank of English TM, which contains over 650 million words of contemporary English.
Contains 2,500 most frequently used words in English, accounting for over 75% of all English usage Use of full English sentences in the definitions, giving learners much more than the meaning of the word they are looking up, and also contain information on usage, register, typical context, and syntax.
All examples selected from the Bank of English TM, showing the collocates of a word, and the word in use in a natural context Builtin American English pronunciations of head words in real native voice Usage notes give additional information about how words are used, and help to clarify important distinctions in usage and in grammar.
Quizzes embedded to enforce English learning, and add fun into the learning process (Needs Internet connection after 10 sets of questions and to submit score).
Bookmarks allows personal notes on searched words enabling you to better organize and centralize learning resources.
Cross-search functions allowing you to find out exactly what you want to know without any hassle by jumping anywhere between head words and explanations.
History to let you easily keep track of searched words.