Definition of softcover in English:

softcover

Line breaks: soft|cover
Pronunciation: /sɒftˈkʌvə
 
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adjective & noun

  • another term for paperback.
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    • The book is readily available in a new large format softcover edition from Scribner Paperback Fiction and Hitchcock's film is available at minimal cost from several different sources.
    • They come in all sizes (one, two, and multi-volumes), colours (social, economic, political complexion), and shapes (hardcover, softcover, electronic).
    • The new ‘39th Reunion’ edition, unfortunately, does not do the original justice, surrounding a facsimile of the 1971 softcover with a pointless hardcover and carelessly designed front and back matter.

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