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    Guys, like the iPhone, is there such a thing as a system wide dictionary? You know, tap and hold on a word and it'll bring up the definition? Thanks.
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    Not built in - you may be able to find a 3rd party application to do that, but I can't recommend one offhand.

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    think theres an add-on for Firefox browser that does it mate but i havent tried it. either that or just bookmak Wikipedia and copy/paste the word into that although that wouldnt be so slick

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSDer View Post
    Not built in - you may be able to find a 3rd party application to do that, but I can't recommend one offhand.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    surely there must be an app like that where if you long-press and hilight any word itl give you the option to either copy to clipboard or search definition.. sounds possible anyway.. kindle can do it..
    let us know if anyone finds an app like this plz

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    Thanks for the reply guys, I'll keep searching.
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    I use Swiftkey, and if you long press a word it offers you 2 selections: Find, which searches the article for the specified word or Web Search which brings up a web search of the word to include definition listings. Not the same as you described but close.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky Babalu View Post
    I use Swiftkey, and if you long press a word it offers you 2 selections: Find, which searches the article for the specified word or Web Search which brings up a web search of the word to include definition listings. Not the same as you described but close.
    Didn't know that bout SwiftKey, thx for the tip!

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    Try Mime-O system wide dictionary

    Exactly like ios and also with awesome uihttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.openlogiclabs.copygram
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    That link is not working and i cant find it on google play store

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