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English definition of “leaflet”

leaflet

noun [C] uk   /ˈliː.flət/ us  
B2 a piece of paper that gives you information or advertises something: Demonstrators handed out leaflets to passers-by. A leaflet about the new bus services came through the door today.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingInformation and messages

leaflet

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈliː.flət/ (-t- or UK also -tt-) us  
to give out leaflets to people: They leafleted the area two weeks before the event.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
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