The Macquarie Compact Dictionary is based on the full Macquarie Dictionary, which is in its seventh edition. In a convenient format, the Compact features:

  • more than 53,000 words and phrases
  • more than 85,000 definitions
  • up-to-date entries such as agender, bariatrics, dox, freecycle, listicle, normcore, vamping
  • pronunciations in the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • idiomatic phrases
  • illustrative phrases showing how a word is used in context
  • free six-month subscription to the Macquarie Dictionary Online
  • - Australia's national dictionary.

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