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English definition of “book”

book

noun (TEXT)    /bʊk/
A1 [C] a written text that can be published in printed or electronic form: Have you read any good books recently? He's got a new book out (= published). She wrote a book on car maintenance. A1 [C] a set of pages that have been fastened together inside a cover to be read or written in: a hardback/paperback book I took a book with me to read on the train. He writes all his expenses in a little book he carries with him.Books and parts of books [C] one of the parts that a very long book, such as the Bible, is divided into: the book of JobBooks and parts of books C2 [C] a number of one type of thing fastened together flat inside a cover: a book of stamps/tickets/matchesGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of book noun (TEXT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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