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The quick and easy way to use Cambridge Dictionaries Online with your Chrome browser. Look up a word from any page and get an instant dictionary definition.

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In Chrome, enter dictionary.cambridge.org in the browser search bar and press the tab key, this allows you to search Cambridge Dictionaries Online directly.

To make Cambridge Dictionaries your default search engine in Chrome, visit Cambridge Dictionaries Online, then select 'Settings' from the Chrome settings icon menu, then select 'Manage search engines...'. Find 'Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary' in 'Other Search Engines' and click 'Make default'.

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In Internet Explorer 9 and above, click the 'Cambridge Dictionaries Online' icon in the toolbar dropdown and enter your word.

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In Internet Explorer 8, select 'Add Search Providers' then 'Cambridge Dictionaries Online' from the toolbar dropdown and enter your word.

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In Firefox select 'Add Search Providers' then 'Cambridge Dictionaries Online' from the toolbar dropdown and enter your word.

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