Oxford English Wordlist

Giving you the power to validate

The Oxford English Wordlist enables developers to validate English words and check spellings. Collated and curated by our expert language technologists, the 480,000- strong wordlist is created from our British and American English content, providing you with reliable, authoritative data.

What is it made of?

  • All forms of words – main, variant, and inflected – and multi-word phrases from current English. 
  • Idioms, proverbs, un/broken compounds.
  • Abbreviations, proper nouns, and symbols.
  • Words in current use (non-obsolete entries). 


Rely on data from the most trustworthy sources: the Oxford Dictionary of English, New Oxford American Dictionary, and Oxford Dictionary of Morphology. 


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