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English definition of “type”

type

noun [C or U] (PRINTED LETTERS)    /taɪp/ (also typeface) specialized
the style and size of printed letters used in a piece of printed writing such as in a newspaper, book, or article: Use bold type for your headings. The software allows you to choose from over 20 sorts of typeface.Printing and word processing
(Definition of type noun (PRINTED LETTERS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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