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handbooknoun [C]

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

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handbooknoun [C]

uk   /ˈhændbʊk/ us  
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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