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Franklin LM-6000b

Category:   Talking dictionary
Language:   English
Vocabulary:   130,000 words
Size:   5.5 x 5.8 x 1.5 in
Weight:  4 oz
Battery Type:   4 x AA batteries, included

Ideal reference tool you can share! Includes 130,000 words, 300,000 definitions, 500,000 thesaurus entries, a Grammar Guide, and so much more. Use the large screen and display to share a definition or a game with a friend. Type in words effortlessly using the large format keyboard. Use the headphones to listen to definitions privately. Find not only definitions of words, but words in definitions. Create a study list of words and let a fellow student or family member have her own study list. Use Franklin's Dynamic Phonics Guide.

To get even more for your money, compare this dictionary with ECTACO EEL400T. This electronic dictionary also features PC-link, includes additional bonus CD, an expanded vocabulary base and flash cards for faster memorization. Save money and get extra features!

Price: £135.95

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Franklin MWS-1840

Category: Talking dictionary
Language: English
Vocabulary: 120,000 words
Size: 5.9 x 4.6 x 1.2 in
Weight: 4 oz
Battery Type: 4 x AAA batteries, included

This talking version of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus features an easy to read 8-line display. Its comprehensive and authoritative database includes 120,000 words, 300,000 definitions and 500,000 thesaurus entries! Not only can you quickly and easily find just what you are looking for thanks to the powerful search functions but you can both see the word on the screen and hear it spoken aloud! Simply highlight a word contained in the definition of another word and you are instantly supplied with a definition for that word! The invaluable study aides and resources included here include a personalized study list, an SAT word list, comprehensive grammar guide, exercises, tests and ten language improving games.

You also may want to check out the ECTACO EEL400T. This advanced electronic dictionary also features an extended vocabulary, flash card games and can be linked to your PC. A Bonus CD is also included offering software to extend and expand your dictionary’s functionality. Compare these models and discover the differences! User’s manual available in both Spanish and English.

Batteries are not included in the package.

Price: £115.95

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Franklin SCG-1870

Category: Dictionary
Language: English
Vocabulary: over 200,000 words
Size: 5.125 x 3.5 x 0.5 in
Weight:5 oz
Battery Type: 2 x AA batteries

Franklin’s Ultimate Portable Reference Suite is the all-in-one reference solution for professionals on the go! Stay up-to-date on time-honored facts and knowledge as well as current developments!

  • Easy to understand definitions.
    Immediate access to clear and concise definitions for over 200,000 words, with guidelines for words with confused or disputed usage.
  • Accurate pronunciation. Headwords and definitions spoken with Franklin's ClariSpeech™ technology.
  • Authoritative spelling.
    Discover the correct spelling for a word based on phonetically-entered words and Franklin's quick search and retrieval technology.
  • Interactive learning with word games.
    Build your vocabulary while playing Letris, Word Dozer, and other interactive games.
  • Comprehensive grammar guide and more.
    Grammar Guide (with Grammar quizzes), and over 20 tables of useful information, at your fingertips. The Confusables feature gives you with easy access to homonyms and homophones.

Get smarter faster with instant access to a world of facts: the new 11th edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Franklin's Advanced Thesaurus, Concise Columbia Encyclopedia, Great Documents of American History, and much more.

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Ed.
    Completely updated and redesigned, the new Eleventh Edition of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary sets a new standard in electronic dictionaries with dynamic new content, a striking new look, and a fresh platform for easy viewing and accessibility. Combines high-quality language reference with state-of-the-art search technology, providing instant access to over 200,000 words and 500,000 synonyms.
  • Franklin's Advanced Thesaurus
    Expand your vocabulary. Use alternate word choices with a complete thesaurus containing 500,000 synonym returns (including Classmates™). Synonym paragraphs explain different shades of meaning between words.
  • Concise Columbia Encyclopedia, 4th Ed.
    Contains over 16,000 articles supplying you with a wealth of cultural, historical, biographical, and scientific information. Bookmark feature allows you to keep track of favorite and/or challenging entries. Cross-references are included for easy look-up.
  • Great Documents of American History
    Contains the complete text of 60+ of the most important documents and speeches that have shaped America. Search by subject, author, year, document type, words and phrases found in the document text, or any combination of the above.
  • Versatile and Expandable
    This reference tool has a built-in ROLODEX Databank, calculator and metric/currency converters. It is also expandable with an included* PC connectivity kit that allows for downloads of other reference and eBook titles as well as eNews from around the world. Use your book card slot to access a library of additional Franklin titles.

(Note: * The PC Connectivity kit included with this model does not include an AC Adapter.)

Price: £132.95

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Seiko Britannica Concise Encyclopedia ER8000

Category: Non-Talking dictionary
Languages: English
Vocabulary: 25,000 articles
Size: 4x3,07x0,8 in
Weight: 5,5 oz
Battery Type:2 x AAA batteries, included

Imagine having the power and convenience of the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia in your pocket! With this internationally respected reference work at hand anytime, anywhere you’ll always have the answers you need when you need them. Keeping in mind the evolving needs of today’s reference book users, Oxford have brought more than 150 years of experience to bear upon the revisions and redesign while maintaining their unsurpassed attention to detail and quality.

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

For more than 230 years Encyclopedia Britannica has been the last word in thorough and authoritative reference works. With over 25,000 entries, the concise version of their multivolume Encyclopedia Britannica is the most up to date resource available anywhere. Providing fast and accurate information on an exhaustive variety of topics you will find entries on history, science, art, people, politics, literature, popular culture geography and so much more.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

This update of the justifiably renowned Concise Oxford English Dictionary gives you access to the entirety of the English language with more than 240,000 entries. It is absolutely the last word in dictionaries and contains all the latest developments in the language with over 1500 new words and their definitions. The history and origin of words is also covered and it offers users the opportunity to enrich their vocabulary while increasing comprehension with its exhaustive treatment of the language. The grammatical supplements are particularly useful to all students of English no matter what age or level of proficiency.

Concise Oxford Thesaurus

Also updated, the Concise Oxford Thesaurus is an invaluable desk reference for anyone using English regularly, providing information you can rely on. A classic resource, which provides synonyms, antonyms and alternate words, its 4,000,000 entries encompass all types of English usage and includes specialist, technical and profession terms as well. Invaluable for all types of writing from business correspondence to creative endeavours and crossword puzzles, it is one of the essential tools for anyone interested in expanding their vocabulary and improving their writing. And rather than overwhelm the user with the abundance of choices it is able to offer, it presents the most useful alternate word with the most similar definition first, followed by the full range of alternatives it is able to suggest.

Oxford Concise Dictionary of Quotations

Quotations for every occasion from every important literary source in the history of the English language! With more than 9,000 quotations from over 2,500 sources, this storehouse of information is easily searchable using authors names and keywords and will provide you with a quotation to suit every occasion. Not only does it contain all the most important historical material but, as with all Oxford releases, includes the latest additions to the cultural heritage of the English language with quotes from contemporary figures as well.

Bonus features:

  • Spellchecker: 130,000 word phonetic spellchecker.
  • Solvers: 7 indispensable solvers to help you with crosswords, anagrams, abbreviations, letter changes, finding phrases, searching definitions, and encyclopedia searches.
  • Word Games: 11 great vocabulary-building word games to challenge your command of the English language. 3 skill levels per game.
  • Calculator and Converters: A full function calculator with Memory and % commands is included, together with over 190 invaluable metric/imperial & currency converters.
  • 2 AAA batteries included.

Price: £142.95

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Franklin MWD-460

Category: Non-Talking dictionary
Language: English
Vocabulary: 80,000 words
Size:12.66 x 7.8 x 1.65 cm
Weight:4 oz
Battery Type: 2 CR-2032 lithium

The renowned dictionary adapted for this handheld offers 80,000 words, 274,000 definitions, and a whole lot more. Your electronic dictionary experience is streamlined by means of the smart search feature that finds words instantly and also tolerates spelling errors. Improving your spelling and expanding your vocabulary is just plain common sense with Spelling Bee and Flashcards.

There’s always time for a break, so relax by solving crossword puzzles or playing nine fun-filled games! Its 4-line display makes using this dictionary a pleasure. Additional features include the option to store names and phone numbers in a ROLODEX® Electronics databank and access to world time for over 40 cities.

Price: £62.95

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ECTACO English-English Dictionary with SAT Words Tutor SAT-1600

Device Type: ECTACO B-3
Operating system: eBM OS 2.0
Size: 5.17x3.39x0.67
Weight: 6.5 oz
Batery Type: 2 x AAA batteries, included
PC connection yes

Improving your language skills is easy with this dictionary.

The new English dictionary from ECTACO is a truly useful reference and studying aid. It features the 70,000-word WordNet dictionary with phrase read-back capabilities, user friendly look-up options, and detailed explanations for each term. Multiple reverse explanations make navigating the dictionary more convenient.

The dictionary is also complete with WordNet 5,000 – a Thesaurus that is always ready to satisfy your paraphrasing needs. This product is great for those looking to improve their word knowledge, need help with writing skills, or simply want to have a great reference tool at the touch of a button.

An additional highlight is the SAT Words tutor, a fun but educational vocabulary training aid that is perfect for all students of English. Supporting English speech synthesis and providing transcriptions for all entries, it comes in the form of five entertaining games, Flash Cards, Pockets, Sentence Completion, Spell It and Chose It. Bonus features include an MP3 player, an address book, and everything to give you universal assistance.

Price: £115.95

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Franklin LM-6000SE

Category: Talking dictionary
Language: English
Vocabulary: 300,000 definitions
Size: 5.6 x 5.8 x 1.0 in
Weight:12.2 oz
Battery Type: 4 x AA batteries, included

The Speaking Language Master™ Special Edition is a portable language reference system specifically designed for those challenged by blindness, visual or speech impairments, learning disabilities or dyslexia. Teachers and parents agree that it is the answer for students of all ages.

With your Language Master SE, you can do this and more:

  • quickly learn the keyboard layout and functions;
  • automatically check and correct spellings, easily hear words said, read, and spelled aloud;
  • instantly find definitions, synonyms, grammar help, and other reference information;
  • conveniently save words and messages for study or play;
  • communicate more freely by recording up to 26 personal messages for playback anytime;
  • enjoy playing 10 educational word games.

Combining the latest speech and linguistic technology with authoritative Merriam-Webster references, this wonderful electronic aide opens a new world of reference.

The unit comes complete with a variety of instructional materials – a cassette tape, a user’s manual, and a quick reference card. Also included are headphones for private listening, an AC adapter, press on locator dots, 4 AA batteries, and more.

Price: £292.95

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Franklin KID-1240

Category: Dictionary
Language: English
Vocabulary: 44,000 words
Size: 1 x 4 x 6 3/8 in
Weight:7 oz
Battery Type: 4 x AA batteries, included

Now you no longer need struggle to get your child to study! With this appealing and exciting interactive kid’s handheld you won’t be able to tear them away from its enjoyable learning games. The help it offers with homework completion will impress even adults. Most important, however, is that it will increase your youngster’s appetite for new knowledge.

There are more than 40,000 easily understandable definitions which are pronounced to increase the effectiveness of the learning experience. It includes an automated phonetic spell checker, an animated handwriting guide that demonstrates both printed and longhand styles and a rhyme finder to help with those poetry assignments. The built-in vocabulary games and a personal section for new entries and trouble words make this dictionary for 6 to 10 year olds a valuable tool for improving their command of written and spoken language.

  • 44,000 elementary word definitions
  • Speaks letters, words and definitions
  • Personal vocabulary word list
  • Rhyme finder
  • Homophone guide (to, too, two)
  • 5 word-building games
  • Animated handwriting guide
  • Protective flip cover
  • Adjustable volume control
  • Works with headphones (sold separately)

Price: £67.95

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Franklin King James Bible BIB-1450

Category: Bible
Language pair: English
Size: 5.375x3.2x0.625 in
Weight: 5.3 oz
Battery Type: 2 x CR-2032 lithium
AC Adapter Jack: Yes (Adapter sold separately)

The Ultimate Bible!

  • Compare and cross-reference between the full text of both the KJV and NIV Bibles
  • Large 5-line display with interactive touch-keys
  • BOOKMAN® expansion allows you to add different electronic books
  • Serial port connectivity to your PC for downloading eBooks and eNews (connectivity kit sold separately)
  • Book, chapter, chapter title and verse indexes
  • Search and retrieve options by book, chapter, verse or keywords
  • Features automatic spell-checking function and bookmarks
  • Local and world clock, calculator and 100-entry databank for your convenience

Note: This book accepts any 2000, 3000 or 4000 series Book cards

Price: £112.95

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Franklin Holy Bible KJV-450

Category: Bible
Language pair: English
Size: 5 x 3 x 0.875
Weight: 4 oz
Battery Type: 2 x CR-2032 lithium

Spend more time reading your favorite passage rather than searching for it!

  • Access the Old and New Testaments anytime, anywhere!
  • Daily Devotional Verses provide instant inspiration
  • Index of book, chapter, chapter title and verse
  • Search and retrieve options by book, chapter, verse or keywords
  • Features automatic spell-checking function and bookmarks
  • Local/world clock, calculator and 100-entry databank built in for convenience
  • 3-line display

Price: £77.95

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