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encyclopedia

noun [C] ( also UK encyclopaedia)
 
 
/ɪnˌsaɪkləˈpiːdiə/
a book or a set of books containing facts about a lot of subjectsReference books
Translations of “encyclopedia”
in Arabic مَوسوعة…
in Korean 백과사전…
in Malaysian ensiklopedia…
in Turkish ansiklopedi…
in Italian enciclopedia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百科全書, (某一學科的)百科全書,大全…
in Russian энциклопедия…
in Polish encyklopedia…
in Vietnamese bách khoa toàn thư…
in Spanish enciclopedia…
in Portuguese enciclopédia…
in Thai สารานุกรม…
in Catalan enciclopèdia…
in Japanese 百科事典…
in Indonesian ensiklopedi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百科全书, (某一学科的)百科全书,大全…
(Definition of encyclopedia from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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