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bookcase

Line breaks: book|case
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkkeɪs
 
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Definition of bookcase in English:

noun

An open cabinet containing shelves on which to keep books.
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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