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pocketbook

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːkətbʊk; ˈpɒkɪtbʊk/

Translation of pocketbook in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (handbag) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cartera (feminine) or (Spain/España) bolso (masculine) or (Mexico/México) bolsa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I took my change purse out of my pocketbook and scowled.
    • They were similar pocketbooks or purses, but they had a belt on it that you could put around your waist with the fasteners similar to the ones on a bicycle helmet.
    • His hands were rifling through her pocketbook and wallet.
    1.2 (wallet) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cartera (feminine), billetera (feminine) to vote one's pocketbook votar con el bolsillo 1.3 (paperback) (American English/inglés norteamericano) libro (masculine) en rústica
    Example sentences
    • I put my books and pocket book into my small gym locker and kept my light spring jacket to watch the practice.
    • No one bothered to refer to the significantly expanded, easily accessible pocket book edition.
    • She disappeared into the hallway to the bedroom for a few seconds and when she returned she was holding a small black pocket book in one hand and the black baseball cap from the day before in the other.
    1.4 (notebook) (British English/inglés británico) cuaderno (masculine), libreta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • What he had not anticipated when he chose the slightly inebriated, seriously overweight woman attempting to hail a cab, was how attached she would be to her pocketbook.
    • It is a pocketbook which fits the hand perfectly.
    • She had come for a pocketbook and a pocketbook only.

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