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book

noun
 
 
/bʊk/
TEXT [C] A1 a set of pages fastened together in a cover for people to read: a book about animals Please open your books.Books and parts of books
a book of stamps/tickets, etc a set of stamps, tickets, etc that are fastened together inside a coverGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
FOR WRITING [C] a set of pages fastened together in a cover and used for writing on: an address book Books and parts of books
→  See also cookery book , take a leaf out of sb's book , phone book , reference book , do sth by the book , be in sb's good/bad books
(Definition of book noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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