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“dust jacket” in British English

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dust jacketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʌst ˌdʒæk.ɪt/ us /ˈdʌst ˌdʒæk.ɪt/

a paper cover for a book, usually with the title of the book and the name of the author (= writer) printed on it

(Definition of “dust jacket” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“dust jacket” in American English

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dust jacketnoun [ C ]

/ˈdʌst ˌdʒæk·ɪt/

a sheet of stiff paper, often in color, wrapped around the cover of a book to protect and advertise it

(Definition of “dust jacket” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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