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textbook

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtekst.bʊk/
A2 a book that contains detailed information about a subject for people who are studying that subject: a science textbook

textbook

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈtekst.bʊk/
(of an example of something) extremely good, or thought to be usual or typical: That was a textbook goal from Taylor. It was a textbook example of how to deal with the problem.
Translations of “textbook”
in Korean 교과서…
in Arabic كِتاب تَعْليمي…
in Portuguese livro texto, livro escolar, livro didático…
in Catalan llibre de text…
in Japanese 教科書, テキスト…
in Italian libro di testo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教科書,教材,課本…
in Russian учебник…
in Turkish ders kitabı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教科书,教材,课本…
in Polish podręcznik…
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