how-to Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"how-to" in British English

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how-toadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌhaʊˈtuː/
A how-to ​book, ​video, or other ​productprovidesadvice on a ​particularactivity: How-to ​books on ​dieting are often at the ​top of the ​bestsellerlists.
(Definition of how-to from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"how-to" in Business English

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how-toadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
used to describe something that ​provides practical ​advice on a particular ​activity: a how-to ​book/​guide/​article

how-tonoun [C]

uk   us   (plural how-tos)
a ​book, ​DVD, etc. that gives practical ​advice on a particular ​activity: I have a ​shelffull of how-tos, but I'm an ​expert on nothing.
(Definition of how-to from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “how-to”
in Chinese (Simplified) (书籍、录像等)入门的,提供指南的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (書籍、攝影等)入門的,提供指南的…
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