Microsoft Encarta World English Dictionary Microsoft Encarta World English Dictionary is a global English Dictionary.

Enrich your command of the English language as it is written and spoken around the world. This unique dictionary is an indispensable guide to modern English.

Modern English as it's used around the world!

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  • Contains 400,000+ authoritative references, word histories and usage notes, including new English words and phrases.
  • Created for the new age of global communications. Contains easy-to-understand definitions for English-speaking countries around the world.
  • Quick definitions summarize word meanings at a glance for quick reference.
  • Word keys provide usage advice, word origins, synonyms, and more.
  • The Intuitive Pronunciation Guide re-spells words the way they sound. And with audio pronunciations, you can even hear words pronounced by a professional.
  • Compiled by a team of 300 lexicographers from 20 different countries, with 1,000 years of combined editorial experience.

Top-Line System Requirements

Pentium or higher processor
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98 or later, or Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 or later
20 MB of available hard-disk space
16 MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98
24 MB of RAM for Windows NT Workstation
Quad-speed CD-ROM or faster
Super VGA, 256-color or higher monitor supporting 640X480 or higher resolution with local bus video and 1 MB or more of video memory
Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse or compatible pointing device
16-bit sound card with headphones or speakers
To use the Copy to Hard Drive feature:
110 MB of additional available hard-disk space