An iOS Law Dictionary for ESL Speakers

 TransLegal is meant to assist legal professionals for whom English is not their first language. As an app for the iPhone and iPad, the TransLegal’s Law Dictionary provides the definitions for more than 3,000 legal terms, and audible pronunciations and examples of how to use the term in context.

Each definition includes an audio recording of the term, to aid pronunciation, and also an audio recording of the term used in a sentence. Most terms also include a “Phrasebank,” which are additional text examples of the term in context. Definitions sometimes include additional explanatory notes to help provide a better understanding of the term and also synonyms and alternative spellings. Some even discuss common mistakes in usage of the term.

Another nice feature of this app is the ability to easily adjust the font sizes of entries and terms using a slider bar within the settings menu.

The standard price of this app is $24.99 (19.99 EUR or 17.49 GBP). However, through Oct. 6, they are offering it for an introductory price of $12.99. (via


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