Definition of bookseller in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʊksɛlə/


A person who sells books, especially as the owner or manager of a bookshop.
Example sentences
  • The publisher would not reveal the size of its initial print run but said it was forced to publish a second edition with some booksellers quickly selling out.
  • Such books are sold through small booksellers, who are not accountable to any sales laws and who do not care for business ethics.
  • Aiming to tap this holiday mood, a number of publishers and booksellers are organising book exhibitions in the city.



Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkˌsɛlɪŋ/
Example sentences
  • However, in order to get an edge in sales, alternative means of book selling must be employed.
  • Here's a summary history of bookselling in the U.S.
  • Collins had a secure place in the world of bookselling.

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Line breaks: book|sell¦er

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