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Web address WordReference.com
Type of site
Online dictionary
Registration No
Available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Russian[1]
Owner Michael Kellogg
Created by Michael Kellogg
Launched 1999
Revenue from AdSense
Alexa rank
positive decrease 215 (April 2014)[2]
Current status Active

WordReference is an online translation dictionary for, among others, the language pairs English-French, English-Italian, English-Spanish, French-Spanish, Spanish-Portuguese and English-Portuguese.

WordReference also has Oxford Unabridged and Concise dictionaries available for a subscription. These dictionaries contain more translations than the free ones. The price is currently 30EUR (45USD) per year.[3]

Recently, as of June 2009, more language pairs have been added: English-German, English-Russian, English-Polish, English-Romanian, English-Czech, English-Greek, English-Turkish, English-Chinese, English-Japanese, English-Korean, English-Arabic. Presently the newer additions are still works-in-progress.

According to Alexa.com,[4] the website is one of the 500 most visited websites worldwide. According to West Vancouver Memorial Library "WordReference has long been the holy grail of free online language dictionaries."[5]

WordReference forums[edit]

Major Romance languages and English language:

The website features publicly accessible forums allowing registered users to ask questions about vocabulary and grammar.


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