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Ascendo French English Dictionary and Phrasebook for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch


Ascendo French-to-English, English-to-French Dictionary & Phrasebook is a comprehensive and extensible product designed for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch. It includes 679,372 entries with long definitions comprised of context, part of speech (nous, verb, etc.) noun gender and multiple meanings for most keywords. Ascendo Dictionaries & Phrasebooks incorporate compound forms, travel phrases, vocabulary quizzes, verb conjugations and more.

Ascendo Dictionaries allow you to extend translations by associating notes, images and audio clips with keywords. For example, you could jot down an expression using a word as slang, ask a friend to record the correct pronunciation or take a picture and add it to the translation. This can be useful in business as well by allowing you to capture the context in which greetings, legal terms and negotiating expressions are used.

Ascendo language products are more than static word repositories, they grow as you learn!

Whether for business or leisure, Ascendo Dictionaries and Phrasebooks are the perfect companions for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Lookup words quickly and easily instead of fumbling through the pages of a paper dictionary.
Improve your knowledge of the language with study tools such as travel phrases, vocabulary quizzes and verb conjugation.
Extend translations with notes, pictures and audio to enhance the learning experience.
  • Comprehensive database including 679,372 entries.
  • Notes can be added for each keyword to extend meanings and capture learning context.
  • Audio clips can be recorded for dictionary keywords to assist with pronunciation.
  • Pictures can be associated with the keyword to improve retention.
  • Quick lookups. Each keystroke reduces the list to matching entries then scroll and tap on word to display translation definition.
  • Keyword translations include long definitions and multiple meanings for most words in the database.
  • Part of speech (noun, verb, etc.) is provided for keywords.
  • Noun translations include gender, for example "friend" can be "ami" (masculine) or "amie" (feminine).
  • Compound forms are provided for many keywords. For example, "phone book/annuaire téléphonique", "phone booth/cabine téléphonique" and "phone call/coup de fil" are included in addition to the keyword "phone/téléphone".
  • One hundred travel phrases in French and English organized by category; Conversation, Food & Drink, Making Friends, Useful Expressions, Sightseeing, Shopping, Going Out, Flirting, Emergencies, Lodging & Accommodations.
  • Multiple choice quiz to practice vocabulary. Keeps score and displays percentage of questions correctly answered.
  • Conjugations in present tense for 100 commonly used verbs.
  • Choice of French or English for user interface.
Ascendo Dictionary Suite

Ascendo French-to-English, English-to-French, Dictionary & Phrase Book for iPhone is part of the Ascendo Dictionary Suite including Spanish, German and Italian dictionaries and phrasebooks.


iPhone or iTouch running OS 2.2.1 and above, with 14 Meg of free disk space.

Special Offers

Are you considering switching from a similar product such as WordRoll, BitKnights, Spanish Anywhere, Ultralingua, Codesign, iTranslate, etc.? Send us an email telling us why and we will send you a purchase code to redeem a complimentary copy. To be eligible, you must have a US iTunes account or be willing to set up a temporary US iTunes account. Click here to get started.


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