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English definition of “book”

book

verb [T] (MAKE A RECORD)    /bʊk/
If a police officer, referee, etc. books someone, they write down the person's name in an official record because they have done something wrong: A player in a football match who is booked twice in a game is sent off the field. My grandmother was booked for speeding last week.Arresting and charging
(Definition of book verb (MAKE A RECORD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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