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Definition of phrase book in English:

noun

A book for people visiting a foreign country, listing useful expressions in the language of the country together with their equivalent in the visitor’s own language: a Turkish phrase book
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  • It's always a good idea to pack a phrase book of the local language.
  • A phrase book is often very useful in Europe, but in many other parts of the world English is spoken.
  • Ensure that you take a phrase book if you are visiting a country where a language other than English is spoken.

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