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14 April 2010www.TheFreeDictionary.com), announced today that its flagship site has broken a new record, welcoming its two billionth visitor since the website's launch in the spring of 2003.
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8 March 2010Language Forums, operated by Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive database of online reference material, celebrated its first birthday on March 6, 2010.
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5 August 2008www.TheFreeDictionary.com), announced today that its flagship site has broken a new record, welcoming its one billionth visitor since the website's launch in the spring of 2003.
16 May 2008Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive database of online reference material, has launched a new look for www.Definition-Of.com, the community dictionary website that has helped Farlex provide meals to many of the 400 million school-aged children who suffer from hunger throughout the world.
1 May 2008Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive database of online reference material, has announced the addition of thirteen new reference titles to its flagship site, www.TheFreeDictionary.com.
7 February 2008
TheFreeDictionary.com and TheFreeLibrary.com Are First to Integrate With Mochila to Leverage Its Entire Content InventoryFarlex, Inc., owner of TheFreeLibrary.com and TheFreeDictionary.com, is the first publisher to integrate with Mochila and use the Mochila API to enhance the content experience for its users.
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3 January 2007www.thefreedictionary.com and www.thefreelibrary.com), added a massive collection of periodical content to TheFreeLibrary.
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10 July 2006www.thefreedictionary.com), announced that it has welcomed its 350,000,000th visitor since the website's launch in the spring of 2003.
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6 February 2006www.thefreedictionary.com), announced that, over the weekend, it welcomed its 250,000,000th visitor since the website's launch in the spring of 2003.
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14 October 2005TheFreeDictionary.com), announced today an agreement to incorporate the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms and the Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms content into TheFreeDictionary.com’s collection of reference information. With the addition of these Cambridge dictionaries, users can gain access to over 12,000 idioms currently in British, American and Australian English, helping learners to understand them and use them with confidence. The Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms, based on the 200 million words of American English text in the Cambridge International Corpus, unlocks the meaning of more than 5,000 idiomatic phrases used in contemporary American English.
3 October 2005www.thefreedictionary.com), announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Investopedia, Inc., which operates the Investopedia.com financial education site. The agreement extends the TheFreeDictionary.com's growing visibility on the Internet as a leading financial dictionary. Farlex has announced similar deals earlier this year with other financial content providers.
1 September 2005TheFreeDictionary.com), unveiled today a redesigned Web site featuring improved functionality aimed at streamlining the search process for reference information. The redesigned Web site enables users to more quickly and easily locate the reference information they need. These enhancements, which include a more user-friendly interface and a streamlined navigation system, will make access to the Web site’s deep reference content easier and more efficient for the more than 10 million visitors who use the site monthly.
7 June 2005TheFreeDictionary.com, announced today it has incorporated into its web site the lexicon of InvestorWords.com, a comprehensive online financial glossary that empowers individuals with the financial knowledge necessary to understand the basics of investments. Sporting more than 6,000 terms and 20,000 internal hyperlinks, InvestorWords.com, in existence since 1999, helps millions of amateur investors and investment professionals to understand the world of finance. The online service, billed as “The Biggest, Best Investing Glossary On The Web,” is licensed to many of the world’s leading banking, investment, advisory, and finance companies and has been critically acclaimed for its accuracy, relevance and ease-of-use.
25 May 2005TheFreeDictionary.com, today announced it has added Campbell R. Harvey’s Hypertextual Finance Glossary, the world’s most comprehensive financial glossary, to its web site. The new reference resource includes definitions for more than 8,000 terms from the world of banking and investing, providing users with thorough and reliable meanings to all the most common, and even uncommon, financial terms.
18 May 2005TheFreeDictionary.com, announced today the debut of The People’s Law Dictionary on TheFreeDictionary.com. Regarded by scholars, jurists, leading attorneys and reviewers as one of the most practical works of its kind, The People’s Law Dictionary gives TheFreeDictionary.com users a comprehensive source of meanings and use for thousands of today’s most common legal terms.
5 May 2005TheFreeDictionary.com, announced today it has licensed the Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, “The Indispensable Reference on Computers,” into TheFreeDictionary.com. Now, with a single click, TheFreeDictionary.com users can access world-class definitions and information on thousands of topics written by leading authorities in the realm of high tech.
28 April 2005
Acronym Finder Added To TheFreeDictionary.com, Bringing Clarity To Technology, Telecom and Military TermsFarlex, Inc., publisher of leading online reference site TheFreeDictionary.com, today announced it has further enhanced the rich capabilities of “The Best Reference Source On The Web” through the addition of content from the Acronym Finder, the web’s most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms. Now, with a single click, users of TheFreeDictionary.com can decipher acronyms from a database of over 410,000 entries covering computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military.
21 April 2005www.TheFreeDictionary.com's collection of reference works. With the addition of The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary, users can gain free access to authoritative descriptions of medical conditions, medications, anatomical terms, noted medical personalities and much more.
11 March 2005www.TheFreeDictionary.com. The content from the Columbia Encyclopedia is now available on the Internet’s largest reference portal. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia contains almost 52,000 entries (marshalling six and one-half million words on a vast range of topics), with more than 84,000 hypertext cross-references. Comprehensively revised on a quarterly basis, the electronic edition is among the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedias ever produced.
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18 January 2005www.TheFreeDictionary.com. The content from Houghton Mifflin Company’s American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition is now available on the Internet’s largest reference portal. This authoritative work, the largest of the American Heritage dictionaries, contains over 200,000 boldface headwords and more than 33,000 written examples. It also includes 10,000 new words and senses and 900 of the carefully chosen pieces of color art that accompany the text of the actual dictionary.
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