Definition of bookshelf in English:

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bookshelf

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkʃɛlf/

noun (plural bookshelves)

A shelf on which books can be stored.
Example sentences
  • I was sorting out the books on Beth's bookshelves to make more room for our junk when I found her copy of the highway code.
  • Zoe rearranged the books in her bookshelves in alphabetical order and emptied her pencil sharpeners.
  • I may have to raid my parent's bookshelves for a book to donate as I forgot to bring one from home today.

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