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Dictionaries and encyclopedias

Use dictionaries and encyclopedias when you need to define words and phrases, or check facts.

Digital dictionaries with access to 6 languages (Norwegian, English, German, French, Italian and Spanish)  within the subjects technology, economy and medicine.

Oxford English Dictionary
A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world.

Clue Online
Digital dictionary and translation. Log in with Feide (OsloMet username and password).

Merriam Webster

Longman English Dictionary

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary 


General encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica
Online edition is free of charge and includes a selection from the complete encyclopedia.

Other resources

YouGlish gives you fast, unbiased answers about how English is spoken by real people and in context.