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guide

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡaɪd/
something that helps you form an opinion or make a decision about something else: Examine your financial goals using the checklist on page 120 as a guide.a guide to sth GDP is not always a reliable guide to the health of an economy. As a rough guide, expect to pay up to €500 for a basic website.
a book, website, etc. that gives you the most important information about a particular subject: a useful guide for new investorsa guide to sth The website is an online consumer guide to the best electronic products.
( also tour guide) a person whose job is showing a place or a particular route to visitors: Our guide was full of wonderful stories.
(Definition of guide noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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