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English Wordlist

The Oxford English Wordlist enables developers to validate words and check spellings.
Collated and curated by our expert language technologists, the Oxford English Wordlist provides reliable, authoritative data in a flexible, platform-agnostic format with perpetual granted rights.
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The Oxford English Wordlist includes:

  • 480,000+ words from our world-leading British and American English content
  • Every main, variant, and inflected form in current use – including entries labelled offensive
  • Multi-word phrases, idioms, and proverbs – e.g. the proof of the pudding is in the eating
  • Broken and unbroken compounds – e.g. ad blocker, ad-blocker, and adblocker
  • Proper nouns, abbreviations, and symbols – e.g. Churchill, Sir Winston, NVP, and ?


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