Windows 8 app highlight: WordBook, popular English dictionary and thesaurus for Windows 8 and Windows RT

In this Windows 8 app highlight post, we will go over a useful app currently available for download in the Windows Store. WordBook, a popular English dictionary and thesaurus, is available for both Windows 8 and Windows RT, for those of you who have a Surface RT tablet.

“Award-winning English dictionary and thesaurus app with very well designed, fast and intuitive interface tailored specifically for Windows 8 interface,” the app description reads. WordBook has over 150,000 entries with more than 220,000 definitions and 70,000 usage samples. There are also 39,000 word origins and 120,000 pronunciation guides. WordBook also has 150,000 real human voice audios and a built-in thesaurus and word links. There is also browser-like content navigation with the ability to tap on any word to view its definition. WordBook also features a bookmark feature and history management feature. To download this app, simply hit Win Key + Q and search the Windows Store for WordBook. The app weighs in at 17mb and is available for Windows 8 and Windows RT.

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