Lingvo Dictionary

Lingvo Dictionary

● No Internet connection or in-app purchases required, all dictionaries are included in the application. ● Comprehensive dictionary for 7 languages ● Usage samples ● Meanings of set expressions ● Subject dictionaries ● Verb forms ● Over 7,000,000 entries ● World class Oxford Dictionaries 

● Translation from ENGLISH into Russian, Spanish, German, French, Italian, and back

● Translation from RUSSIAN into English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, and back

Complete list of dictionaries:


● Get multiple translations and usage samples for each word meaning.

● Learn meanings of set expressions from general translation and idiomatic dictionaries, phrase books and dictionaries of English slang and colloquialisms.

● View synonyms and antonyms, grammar notes, verb forms, and cultural information.

● Look up accurate translations in more than 100 subject dictionaries of computer, engineering, law, marketing, economics, finance and banking, and medicine terms.

● Listen to pronunciation of key words for English, Spanish, German, Russian and French recorded by native speakers.

● Get word translation quickly by using Services menu or shortcut (Command+\). 



● English: Oxford Dictionary of English. 355,000 entries

● French-English and English-French: Concise Oxford Hachette French Dictionary. 175,000 entries

● Spanish-English and English-Spanish: Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary. 170,000 entries

● German-English and English-German: Concise Oxford Duden German Dictionary. 150,000 entries

● Italian-English and English-Italian: Concise Oxford Paravia Italian Dictionary. 175,000 entries

Learner’s Collins Dictionary

● Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary. 88,000 entries


● English-Russian and Russian-English: 46 dictionaries with more than 2,000,000 entries

● French-Russian and Russian-French: 18 dictionaries with 980,000 entries

● Spanish-Russian and Russian-Spanish: 7 dictionaries with 540,000 entries

● German-Russian and Russian-German: 26 dictionaries with 970,000 entries

● Italian-Russian and Russian-Italian: 11 dictionaries with 705,000 entries

● Portuguese-Russian and Russian-Portuguese: 2 dictionaries with 230,000 entries

● Russian: 3 dictionaries with 201,000 entries

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ABBYY is a global leader in the development of document recognition, content capture and language-based technologies and solutions that integrate across the entire information lifecycle. Currently more than 40 million people in 150 countries use ABBYY products, solutions and services.

What's New

Hello! We've updated our app:

• 64-bit app version is implemented.

• Dark Mode on macOS Mojave is supported.

• App size is optimized.

• Updated dictionaries: Spanish-Russian and Russian-Spanish dictionaries, Russian-Italian dictionary, Universal English-Russian dictionary, English-Russian and Russian-English Law dictionaries.

• Sound files for most dictionaries are updated.

• Morphology data (see Inflected Word Forms) are updated.

• The pop-up translation module (ABBYY Lingvo Pop-Up Translation) is removed. For quick word translation use instead the search service “Look Up in Lingvo Dictionary" by opening the Services menu or using shortcut (Command + \).

• User dictionaries are not supported at the new version.

• Some minor bugs are fixed.

• App crash when working with German dictionaries is fixed.

• "Inflected Word Forms" window is implemented for Dark Mode also.
• Additional view settings of the word card are added.

• New button in preferences for reset to the default color and font settings is added.

• Additional languages for switching keyboard layouts are added.
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After the upgrade, remove the old components of the Lingvo Dictionary app. In order to do this, open the Macintosh HD system folder (“/"). Delete the "Lingvo" folder in the "Library" -> "Application Support" -> "ABBYY" folder.