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storybook

noun [C] uk   /ˈstɔː.ri.bʊk/ us    /ˈstɔːr.i-/

storybook

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈstɔː.ri.bʊk/ us    /ˈstɔːr.i-/
(of real life situations) happy and pleasant in the way that situations in children's stories usually are: If you're looking for a storybook romance, you're always going to be disappointed.
Translations of “storybook”
in Chinese (Traditional) (真實生活)童話般的,幸福快樂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (真实生活)童话般的,幸福快乐的…
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