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English definition of “hardback”

hardback

noun [C or U]     /ˈhɑːd.bæk/ US  /ˈhɑːrd-/ (US also hardcover)
a book that has a stiff cover : His latest novel will be published in hardback later this month . → Compare paperback, softbackKinds of books
(Definition of hardback noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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