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* intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
* search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
* keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
* an automatic 'fuzzy filter' to correct word spelling, as well as 'wild card' ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
* camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
* voice search function
* share word definitions via installed apps on your device
* swipe-to-delete functionality in the recent and favorites menus.
' * favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
* 'recent' list to easily review looked-up words
* 'word of the day' section to expand your vocabulary daily
* home screen widget provides random words at a glance
* split screen support for android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps