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Meaning of “electronic book” in the English Dictionary

"electronic book" in British English

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electronic booknoun [C]

uk   us  
(also e-book) a ​book that is ​published in ​electronicform, for ​example on the internet or on a ​disk, and not ​printed on ​paper: electronicbookpublishing an e-book ​publisher
(Definition of electronic book from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electronic book" in Business English

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electronic booknoun [C]

uk   us   (also e-book, digital book) IT
a ​book that is ​kept in ​electronicform on a microchip, ​disk, or ​computer: An ​electronicbook can be ​browsed like an ordinary ​book if you have the ​rightsoftwareinstalled on your ​computer. an ​electronicbookreader
(Definition of electronic book from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “electronic book”
in Chinese (Simplified) 电子书籍, 电子书籍阅读器…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電子書籍, 電子書籍閱讀器…
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