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encyclopedianoun [C]

also encyclopaedia uk   /ɪnˌsaɪ.kləˈpiː.di.ə/ us   /ɪnˌsaɪ.kləˈpiː.di.ə/
(Definition of encyclopedia from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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encyclopedianoun [C]

also encyclopaedia us   /ɪnˌsɑɪ·kləˈpi·di·ə/
a large collection of information about one or many subjects, often arranged alphabetically in articles in a book or set of books, or available through a computer
(Definition of encyclopedia from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “encyclopedia”
in Korean 백과사전…
in Arabic مَوسوعة…
in Malaysian ensiklopedia…
in Russian энциклопедия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百科全書, (某一學科的)百科全書,大全…
in Italian enciclopedia…
in Turkish ansiklopedi…
in Polish encyklopedia…
in Spanish enciclopedia…
in Vietnamese bách khoa toàn thư…
in Portuguese enciclopédia…
in Thai สารานุกรม…
in Catalan enciclopèdia…
in Japanese 百科事典…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百科全书, (某一学科的)百科全书,大全…
in Indonesian ensiklopedi…
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