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reference library

noun [C] uk   us  
(a place for looking at) a collection of books that must be read only where they are kept and not taken away
Translations of “reference library”
in Chinese (Traditional) (藏書不供外借的)參考圖書館,工具書閱覽室…
in Chinese (Simplified) (藏书不供外借的)参考图书馆,工具书阅览室…
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