Dictionary Services lets you create your own custom dictionaries that users can access through the Dictionary application. You also use these services to access dictionaries programatically and to support user access to dictionary look-up through a contextual menu.

You should read this document if you want to create a dictionary for users to view in the Dictionary application or access a dictionary programmatically.

Organization of This Document

This document is organized into the following chapters:

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Dictionary Services Reference describes the functions available in the programming interface.