Definition of bookcase in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okˌkās/


A set of shelves for books set in a surrounding frame or cabinet.
Example sentences
  • These bulky albums are now spread across bookcases, cupboards, trunks, and attics.
  • This area would make an ideal reading or relaxation spot, as there is room to fit a set of bookcases and a sofa.
  • At the bookcase he opened the drawer and found it was filled with junk.

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Syllabification: book·case

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