Definition of sourcebook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsôrsˌbo͝ok/


A collection of writings and articles on a particular subject, especially one used as a basic introduction to that subject.
Example sentences
  • Since these volumes were published, a basic sourcebook of Latin texts has appeared.
  • Many other sourcebooks, handbooks, manuals, bibliographies, and topical encyclopedias, both general and specific, are available.
  • This configuration of each entry renders the entire sourcebook user-friendly as a reference in selecting texts for a course, and in researching secondary sources for a project.

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Syllabification: source·book

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