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Meaning of “handbook” in the English Dictionary

"handbook" in British English

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handbooknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhænd.bʊk/
a ​book that ​containsinstructions or ​advice about how to do something or the most ​important and ​usefulinformation about a ​subject: The ​student handbook gives ​details of all ​courses.
(Definition of handbook from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"handbook" in American English

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handbooknoun [C]

 us   /ˈhændˌbʊk/
a ​book that ​containsadvice about how to do something or ​information about esp. an ​organization: The ​student handbook ​describes all the ​campusactivities.
(Definition of handbook from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"handbook" in Business English

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handbooknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhændbʊk/
a ​book that contains ​instructions about how to do or use something or important ​information about a ​subject: a company/​department/​employee handbook
(Definition of handbook from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “handbook”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手册,指南…
in Turkish el kitabı, kılavuz, başucu kitabı…
in Russian руководство, справочник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手冊,指南…
in Polish poradnik, podręcznik…
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