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Learn English while browsing the web by highlighting words that you don't know yet.

⚠️ Work in progress – current version is a pure MVP, but useful already!

Get here ➡️ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/words-unknown/mmjhgjcmfmjmahgjhkjfondhnmlfeacj

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How to use

  • Click on extension icon to activate it
  • Extension will parse the website and highlight words you don't have in your dictionary
  • Click on highlighted words to add them to the dictionary
    • If the highlight is part of the link, hold cmd key while clicking to open the link instead of adding the word.
    • Hold the d key while clicking to open the dictionary instead of adding the word.
    • Click again on an added word to remove it from dictionary

Features (and future futures)

  • Customizable highlight colors
  • Capitalized words are subtly outlined instead of highlighted with background color
  • Dictionary presets
  • Export to file for backup

Planned (contributions welcome 🙏)

About the name

Word play on amazing Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown

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Browser extension: Learn English while browsing the web by highlighting words that you don't know yet.

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