Franklin MWS-1840 Speaking Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

Franklin MWS-1840 Speaking Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

List Price: $79.84


  • Brand: Franklin Electronics
  • Manufacturer: Franklin Electronics
  • Model: MWS-1840
  • Weight: 56


  • Defines words and pronounces them out loud
  • 274,000 comprehensive and contemporary definitions
  • 496,000 synonyms to expand writing vocabulary
  • 83,000-word spelling verification and correction list
  • Slot for one Book Card


Desktop design with large 8-line screen displaying over 120,000 words and speaking full definitions; expandable book card slot, grammar guide, SAT word list, LEARNables, and games Anyone in business, writers, travelers, and students will value the Franklin MWS-1840 Speaking Merriam-Webster handheld electronic dictionary. Never again face the embarrassing moment when you realize you have mispronounced a word in conversation. For finding words instantly, Franklin offers the MWS-1840 speaking electronic dictionary and thesaurus with an eight-line display, 120,000 words, 300,000 definitions, and a phenomenal 500,000 thesaurus entries. At the press of a few buttons, you can peruse definitions, synonyms, and antonyms and explore related words and hear them pronounced.

Efficient and accurate, at a light 0.8 pounds the MWS-1840 is easy to carry around and incredibly convenient to use. The touch of a few buttons reveals just the right word, plus several practical options accompanied by proper pronunciation. The eight-line display expands clarity of each entry. While the MWS-1840 is a spell checker comparable with more complicated electronic dictionaries, it also offers unique features to facilitate finding a word you aren't sure of how to spell and to improve your spelling and vocabulary by using Franklin's LEARNables.

The Franklin MWS-1840 Speaking Merriam-Webster is a dictionary that everyone can use as a reference tool, to expand vocabulary, as an academic or business tool, and, remarkably, for fun. Of particular benefit to students are the Scholastic Assessment Test word list and tools to create a personalized study list of words. Anyone who writes will benefit from the grammar guide with its reliable compendium and comprehensive outline of English grammar. Enjoy playing one of 10 amusing and diverting games while improving your spelling and vocabulary.

In school and in business, precise spelling and appropriate word usage reflect favorably on your preparation and presentation. With the MWS-1840 your command of English and the breadth of your lexicon will be noticeably enlarged. For common English usage, you can hardly find a better portable resource.