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coffee-table booknoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒf.i.teɪ.bl̩ˌbʊk/  us   /ˈkɑː.fi-/
a ​large, ​expensivebook with a lot of ​pictures, ​intended to be ​looked at ​rather than ​read
(Definition of coffee-table book from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coffee-table book”
in Chinese (Simplified) (供浏览的)大开本精装画册…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供瀏覽的)大開本精裝畫冊…
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