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Spanish translation of “book”

book

noun /buk/
a piece of writing, bound and covered I’ve written a book on Shakespeare. a number of sheets of paper (especially printed) bound together an exercise book. a record of bets. bookable adjective able to be reserved in advance
que se puede reservar
Are these seats bookable?
booking noun a reservation. Did you make a booking for the restaurant? booklet /-lit/ noun a small, thin book She wrote a booklet about the history of the town. bookbinding noun putting the covers on books. bookbinder noun bookcase noun a set of shelves for books. booking office noun an office where travel tickets etc are sold
despacho de billetes, taquilla
There was a long queue at the station booking-office.
bookmaker noun a professional betting man who takes bets and pays winnings.
corredor de apuestas
bookmark noun something put in a book to mark a particular page. bookseller noun a person who sells books. bookshelf noun a shelf on which books are kept. bookshop noun a shop which sells books. bookworm noun a person who reads a lot. booked up having every ticket sold The theatre is booked up for the season The hotel was fully booked up. book in to sign one’s name on the list of guests at an hotel etc We have booked in at the Royal Hotel. by the book strictly according to the rules She always does things by the book.
(Definition of book from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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