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"reader" in British English

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readernoun [C]

uk   /ˈriː.dər/  us   /ˈriː.dɚ/
  • reader noun [C] (PERSON WHO READS)

B1 someone who reads for pleasure, especially a person who reads a lot: He's a great/voracious reader (= reads many books). She's an avid reader of historical novels.
B1 someone who reads a particular newspaper or magazine: We asked our readers to write in and give us their views. She described him as a typical Guardian reader.
specialized publishing a person whose job is to advise a publishing company if a particular book should be published

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(Definition of reader from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reader" in American English

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readernoun [C]

 us   /ˈri·dər/
a person who reads: Both of my parents were great readers (= they read a lot). The local newspaper welcomes comments from its readers.
(Definition of reader from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reader" in Business English

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readernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈriːdər/
COMMUNICATIONS a person who reads, especially someone who reads a particular newspaper, magazine, etc.: a magazine with over 10,000 readers Welcome to all the readers of this blog!
IT a piece of equipment or software that can read printed material or electronic data: an optical character reader You can read your corrupt file with our File Reader utility.
(Definition of reader from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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