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English definition of “bookbinder”


noun [C]     /ˈbʊkˌbaɪn.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
someone whose work or skill involves fastening loose pages together inside a cover to make a bookCovering and adding layersPeople who work in publishing bookbinder's (plural bookbinders) a place where bookbinders workCovering and adding layers bookbinding     /-dɪŋ/ noun [U] Books and parts of booksCovering and adding layers
(Definition of bookbinder noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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