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red book Line breaks: red book

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of red book in English:


The title given to any of various official books of economic or political significance.
Example sentences
  • I didn't mean his politics were straight out of the little red book.


Red being the conventional colour of the binding of official books.

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