We’re excited to be making our dictionary content available through our API, and can’t wait to see what you do with it.

The Cambridge Dictionaries Online API gives you access to a range of dictionaries and dictionary resources. We currently offer these titles:

  • Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
  • Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary English-Simplified Chinese
  • Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary English-Traditional Chinese
  • Cambridge Dictionary of American English
  • Cambridge Business English Dictionary
  • Cambridge Learner’s English-Polish Dictionary
  • Cambridge Learner’s English-Russian Dictionary
  • Cambridge Learner’s English-Turkish Dictionary
  • Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary
  • Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary

Our methods let you search, retrieve an entry, get pronunciations, browse a thesaurus topic and access the Word of the Day, among other things.

Explore the API methods we have available in our demo. Or take a look at the Showcase pages to see what other developers have been doing with our API.

Just register and you can get started today.

Want more information?

To get an overview of the Cambridge Dictionaries Online API, check out our Help pages. You can also search through our Blog to see what we’ve been talking about.

If you still have questions, then post them to our Forum.