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Licensing agreements are available for the NASPA Dictionary Committee's two main publications, the NASPA Word List and the NASPA School Word List. Each of these two publications is available in a variety of formats, and each license includes all formats of both publications.
A list of licensees can be found on our Software page.
|Who it's for||Noncommercial use||Small-scale apps and websites||Fully commercial use|
|Licensee annual revenue||Nil||Up to about US$1,000||Much more than US$1,000|
|License fee||Free||Free as long as annual revenue stays below US$1,000||Case-by-case|
|License term||Annual renewable, includes updates during term|
|Licensee must be a NASPA member||Yes||No|
|Technical support||Email and online chat||Case-by-case as requested|
The word lists are updated once every few years (most recently for 2014, 2016 and 2018), and the definition and part of speech data is edited on an ongoing basis with roughly monthly updates.
Commercial licensees may request any reasonable delivery mechanism for their original files and subsequent updates.
Community and developer licensees may access files through Member Services, where each lexicon is currently available in the following formats: