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English definition of “coffee-table book”

coffee-table book

noun [C]     /ˈkɒf.i.teɪ.bl̩ˌbʊk/ US  /ˈkɑː.fi-/
a large expensive book with a lot of pictures, intended to be looked at rather than readKinds of books
(Definition of coffee-table book noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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