Definition of workbook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwərkˌbo͝ok/


1A student’s book containing instruction and exercises relating to a particular subject.
Example sentences
  • Konowitz's book could be a workbook for the student and teacher.
  • Children of the second-year class (six-year-olds) are expected to carry to school 18 copy books, a mathematics textbook, a reading book, workbooks and their normal writing stationary every day.
  • An instructor's guide that included answers to end-of-chapter questions and additional problems, and especially a workbook for students, would make the book even more attractive as a text.
1.1 Computing A single file containing several different types of related information as separate worksheets.
Example sentences
  • The example works with Excel, so you need a connection to the application, the workbook, and a worksheet to do anything worthwhile.
  • Well, I want know how to link sheets from different workbooks.
  • For its part, Microsoft has created an Excel-based workbook for users, for download, to access the data.

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Syllabification: work·book

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