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English definition of “book”

book

verb (ARRANGE)    /bʊk/
A2 [T or I] to arrange to have a seat , room , performer , etc. at a particular time in the future : [+ two objects] I've booked us two tickets to see "Carmen"/I've booked two tickets for us to see "Carmen". She'd booked a table for four at their favourite restaurant . Will booked a seat on the evening flight to Edinburgh. We were advised to book early if we wanted to get a room . They booked a jazz band for their wedding . The hotel / restaurant / theatre is fully booked (up) (= all the rooms / tables / tickets have been taken). I'd like to go but I'm afraid I'm booked up (= I have arranged to do other things) until the weekend .Making bookings and reservations
(Definition of book verb (ARRANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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