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reference booknoun [C]

 us   /ˈref·ər·əns ˌbʊk, ˈref·rəns/
a book of facts, such as a dictionary or an encyclopedia , which you look at to get information
Translations of “reference book”
in Korean 참고 도서…
in Arabic كِتاب مَرجِعي…
in Portuguese livro de consulta…
in Catalan llibre de referència…
in Japanese 参考書, 参考図書…
in Italian libro di consultazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 參考書, 工具書…
in Russian справочник…
in Turkish başvuru kitabı, kaynak, referans…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参考书, 工具书…
in Polish wydawnictwo lub źródło encyklopedyczne…
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