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It searches it for the term, reading, and the term used in a translation, and the example when the keyword is input and searched.

It retrieves it for the term used in a translation and an English example when only the keyword of the one-byte character (The example: "act") is input. The retrieval result is displayed in order of the headword.

If you enter keywords consisting of two-byte characters and one-byte characters (example: "法 act") with placing a check in the "Include one of keywords" checkbox in the search condition, entry terms, reading, and translations are simultaneously searched.

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