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“ISBN” in British English

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ISBNnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌaɪ.es.biːˈen/ us /ˌaɪ.es.biːˈen/

abbreviation for International Standard Book Number: a set of numbers used to identify a particular book and show that it is different from other books

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

“ISBN” in Business English

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ISBNnoun [ C ]

uk us

abbreviation for International Standard Book Number: a set of numbers used to identify a particular book:

If you have a book's ISBN, you can find it in the library's catalog.

(Definition of “ISBN” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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