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literature

noun [U] (INFORMATION)    /ˈlɪt.ər.ɪ.tʃər/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ.ɪ.tʃɚ/
printed material published by a company that is intended to encourage people to buy that company's products or services; material that an organization publishes in order to persuade people to agree with its opinions: Could you send me your literature on/about car insurance policies, please? The Republicans were quick to highlight the Democrats' proposed tax increases in their campaign literature.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingInformation and messages
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