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catalogue

noun uk (US catalog)   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/

catalogue noun (LIST)

B2 [C] a book with a list of all the goods that you can buy from a shop: a mail-order catalogue [C] a list of all the books, paintings, etc. that exist in a place

catalogue noun (BAD EVENTS)

[S] A catalogue of unwanted events is a series of them: The whole holiday was a catalogue of disasters. a catalogue of errors/crimes/complaints

catalogue

verb [T] uk   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/
to record something, especially in a list: Many plants become extinct before they have even been catalogued.
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