Translation of library in Spanish:

library

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪbreri; ˈlaɪbrəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (room, building) biblioteca (feminine) public/town library biblioteca pública/municipal (before noun/delante del nombre) library book libro (masculine) de la biblioteca library card o ticket (British English/inglés británico) tarjeta (feminine) or (Mexico/México) credencial (feminine) de lector library editionedición especial para bibliotecas library paste (American English/inglés norteamericano) cola (feminine) blanca
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    • I researched sailboat building at our town library and Boston Public Library.
    • So a university gets a new library building but no funds for new books.
    • It's easier to borrow the book from a public library or buy it from a second-hand bookshop.
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    • The bedrooms are linked to the bathrooms, dressing rooms, libraries and anterooms.
    • Along the cool corridors are private dining rooms, libraries, a gymnasium, and Turkish baths.
    • Dominic's room was more like a hotel luxury suite complete with a living room and a private library.
    1.2 (collection — of books) biblioteca (f); (— of pictures) archivo (m) fotográfico; (— of films) filmoteca (f); (— of records) discoteca (f); (— of newspapers) hemeroteca (f) a library of programs [Computing/Informática] una colección de programas (before noun/delante del nombre) library pictures [Television/Televisión] imágenes (feminine plural) de archivo
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    • The museum houses a library with about 60,000 books related to Gandhi and the various causes he espoused.
    • A few Italian book collectors began to amass libraries of unprecedented proportions: one cardinal is said to have had as many as 15,000 books.
    • They visited the stables, admiring the horses, and settled in to read from the extensive library Geoff had collected.
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    • This includes photo libraries, research databases and detailed archives.
    • The archive functions as a dance library and research center, much like the New York City Public Library's Dance Collection.
    • Start your library by researching other denominational hymnals.

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