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paperback

Line breaks: paper|back
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪpəbak
 
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Definition of paperback in English:

noun

A book bound in stiff paper or flexible card: [as modifier]: the paperback edition of her biography
More example sentences
  • This article is excerpted from the new preface to the updated paperback edition.
  • This concise guide booklet is only available as a paperback edition, and is sure to add value for anyone visiting the park.
  • The preliminary pages of the paperback edition give copious quotes from favourable reviews of the book in the major newspapers.

Phrases

in paperback

1
In an edition bound in stiff paper or flexible card: now available in paperback
More example sentences
  • This set him off on the idea of publishing literature in paperback, making it available cheaply and widely.
  • This week's book review was published this year in paperback after its initial publication in hard cover last year.
  • First published in hardback in 2003, the book is now available in paperback.

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