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"catalogue" in British English

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cataloguenoun

UK (US catalog) uk   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/  us   /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/

catalogue noun (LIST)

B2 [C] a ​book with a ​list of all the ​goods that you can ​buy from a ​shop: a mail-order catalogue [C] a ​list of all the ​books, ​paintings, etc. that ​exist in a ​place
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catalogue noun (BAD EVENTS)

[S] A catalogue of ​unwantedevents is a ​series of them: The ​wholeholiday was a catalogue ofdisasters. a catalogue of ​errors/crimes/​complaints

catalogueverb [T]

uk   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/  us   /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/
to ​record something, ​especially in a ​list: Many ​plantsbecomeextinct before they have ​even been catalogued.
(Definition of catalogue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"catalogue" in Business English

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cataloguenoun [C]

UK ( US catalog) uk   us   /ˈkætəlɒɡ/ COMMERCE, MARKETING
a ​book that contains a ​list of all the ​products that you can ​buy from a ​company, ​including descriptions and ​prices for each ​product: The ​auctionhouseproduces a catalogue ​full of colour photographs for each ​sale, ​available two weeks beforehand.
(also mail order catalogue) a ​book that contains pictures and ​prices of ​products that ​customers can ​order and that the ​companydelivers to their homes: Vertbaudet is a children's ​clothing catalogue. "​Internetsales haven't ​replaced catalogue ​sales but have ​brought in new ​customers," he said. The best ​advice is to buycharity Christmas ​cardsdirect from the catalogue.

catalogueverb [T]

UK ( US catalog) uk   us   /ˈkætəlɒɡ/
to make a written ​record of things in the ​form of a ​list in a particular ​order: They will be ​hiring an archivist to continue the ​work of cataloguing the family's possessions.
(Definition of catalogue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “catalogue”
in Korean 카탈로그…
in Arabic كتالوج…
in Malaysian katalog…
in French catalogue…
in Russian каталог…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清單, (商品)目錄冊, (書籍、繪畫作品等的)目錄…
in Italian catalogo…
in Turkish katalog…
in Polish katalog…
in Spanish catálogo…
in Vietnamese danh mục liệt kê…
in Portuguese catálogo…
in Thai บัญชีรายชื่อ…
in German der Katalog…
in Catalan catàleg…
in Japanese カタログ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清单, (商品)目录册, (书籍、绘画作品等的)目录…
in Indonesian katalog…
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