Definition of softback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒftbak/

adjective& noun

Another term for paperback.
Example sentences
  • The book is available in softback at E25 and hardback at E40.
  • The 22nd edition of The Good Pub Guide is published in softback by Ebury Press, price £14.99.
  • Soon all 225 hardbacks and 3,000 softbacks were sold and Saint Piran Press was busy printing more.

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