Le Petit Robert is the indispensable reference for writing and expressing oneself better in French. It contains the entire hard-copy work, which benefits from a large editorial review, as well as specific extras. A new interface, improved functionalities and a more powerful search engine further optimize use of the dictionary. It combines pleasure and innovation for everyone.
Quality content, at the forefront of digital publishing
The complete Petit Robert: 60 000 words, 300 000 meanings, 185 000 use examples
All the conjugations, feminine and plural forms: 450 000 inflected forms
Pronunciation of 16 000 words
15 000 compound words and 14 000 expressions
620 boxes relating to families of words for a more in-depth look at etymology
A literary dictionary: 35 000 quotations from 1 120 authors, 825 notes on authors from Le Petit Robert and 150 notes on languages
180 000 hypertext links to synonyms, antonyms and homonyms
A dictionary accessible at a click
For directly finding a compound word, an expression, a conjugated verb
For carrying out advanced searches using wildcard characters on words, quotations, etymology...
One click is all it takes for an in-depth look at the etymology of a word, with 620 boxes relating to families of words
Total ease of use
A new interface and new pagination of the text improve the readability of the information
he hypertext function makes it possible to navigate from one word to another simply by clicking
A spellchecker detects typing errors
Office functions: copy, print adjustment of the display mode (full article, map, etymology, synonyms, quotations, expressions, homonyms) makes searching easier. Long articles include an Explorer for easy reference within the structure of the article.
Various educational uses
Le Petit Robert is a cross-discipline educational resource which is particularly well suited to education at secondary school and college level.
- Each pupil, depending on his level of schooling, will find suitable responses therein: from simply checking spelling to tasks involving searching for a word family, an author, letter games, rhymes. Le Petit Robert responds simply and quickly.
- Any teacher, regardless of his subject, can use the resource as a basis for the same reasons, and can design educational exercises to make lessons and homework more interesting.
Thanks to its user-friendly nature and its functionalities, the digital version of Le Petit Robert further simplifies use of the dictionary and increases its use value. The user thus more easily acquires the habit of consulting the dictionary in all circumstances.
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