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catalogue

noun uk UK ( US catalog)   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/

catalogue noun (LIST)

B2 [C] a book with a list of all the goods that you can buy from a shop: a mail-order catalogue [C] a list of all the books, paintings, etc. that exist in a place
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catalogue noun (BAD EVENTS)

[S] A catalogue of unwanted events is a series of them: The whole holiday was a catalogue of disasters. a catalogue of errors/crimes/complaints

catalogue

verb [T] uk   /ˈkæt.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈkæt̬.əl.ɑːɡ/
to record something, especially in a list: Many plants become extinct before they have even been catalogued.
Translations of “catalogue”
in Korean 카탈로그…
in Arabic كتالوج…
in French catalogue…
in Turkish katalog…
in Italian catalogo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清單, (商品)目錄冊, (書籍、繪畫作品等的)目錄…
in Russian каталог…
in Polish katalog…
in Spanish catálogo…
in Portuguese catálogo…
in German der Katalog…
in Catalan catàleg…
in Japanese カタログ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清单, (商品)目录册, (书籍、绘画作品等的)目录…
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