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English definition of “handout”

handout

noun [C] (INFORMATION)    /ˈhænd.aʊt/
B2 a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject : On page two of your handout you will find a list of the books that I have referred to during the lecture .Summaries and summarisingAccounts and storiesInformation and messages
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