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Dictionary which allows specific searches

The dictionary site OneLook has search features like those. You can use wildcard symbols for letters, and limit the search to certain parts of speech as well. Here's an example, using the parameters ...
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Is there a dictionary that shows pronunciation strictly in IPA?

Merriam-Webster, which you link to, doesn't use IPA. (Its learner's dictionary does, though.) Lexico, Cambridge and Collins use IPA - although if you use Lexico's US edition then it gives two ...
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Grammar books for native speaker?

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (CGEL), Huddleston and Pullum, 2002, a very often cited reference book in these here parts (ELL and ELU). I don't know remotely as much about CGEL as some ...
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Are there any usable prosody tools for English sentences?

AFAIK, no. Japan has a national standard variety of Japanese 標準語, dictating and proscribing the accent and vocabulary, on which school instruction across the country is based, whereas English is more ...
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Alternative websites for proofreading

As said by @Dan Brown, proofreading "is a lot of work, not particularly rewarding, and only ever helps one single person." This means you will get poor support, because native speakers won't have much ...
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Dictionary which allows specific searches

I can recommend you the Corpus of Contemporary American English. A Corpus is a set of texts written in a certain language. You can find many of them online and they are a very good source of research ...
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English texts with Russian translation

Alex, there are lots of such sites, just search in Russian for параллельные тексты на английском и русском and you are sure to find something to your level and taste. Besides you can also find some ...
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Grammar books for native speaker?

Huddleston and Pullum's Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (1860 pages) is a grammar reference aimed primarily at linguists. For mere mortals, I recommend Cambridge Grammar of English: A ...
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Passage in Progressive Tense

That is my frustration. Firstly, somebody started migrating my questions here. Then I get complaints here. Seems like a setup to me I don't know why a question of yours was migrated to meta in the ...
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Grammar books for native speaker?

CGEL is popular with many users, but McCawley 1998 is an alternative that is completely clear and well-written (by one person), with all deviations from traditional terminology explained as they occur,...
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Can the Off-Topic Flag Include a Reason that Is "This Is a Request for Resources"?

The merits of this idea can be discussed, of course, but don't forget that the Other reason is always available, and you can use that for when you flag such questions.
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Reference for decomposing English words

A good dictionary will already help. For example, Merriam Webster: History and Etymology for construction see CONSTRUCT entry 1 from which you can deduct -ion is a suffix; History and Etymology for ...
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How can I find partner for English conversation?

The Resources for learning English thread here on ELL's Meta has a section of recommendations for finding a partner online.
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Resources for learning academic/formal writing?

When I was in college, I took a writing class that used some version of Technical Communication by Mike Markel. It seems to be targeted mostly at native speakers (which most or all of my class was) ...
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Online collocation dictionaries and English corpus search resources

As pointed out by MarcInManhattan in the comments, requests for resources are considered off-topic here. A good reason being that lists of resources can be found here: Resources for learning English ...
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What are the best open-source free journals for ESL/EFL?

Have seen the following journals? http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/ - The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language is a peer-reviewed, freely available journal which publishes a mix of ...
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Can the Off-Topic Flag Include a Reason that Is "This Is a Request for Resources"?

Here is a quick example of the difference between clicking on the "close" link at the bottom of a question and clicking on the "flag" link. Casting close and reopen votes is a privilege that requires ...
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Resources for learning English

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