Wordlist: Books - List 1

 

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  • book
    • book, books[bʊk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
    • Example:
      • I have three copies of his first book.
  • bookseller
    • bookseller, booksellers['bʊksɛlə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person engaged in the business of selling books
    • Example:
      • He used to work as a bookseller.
      • Synonym(s):
        bookman
    • novel, novels[ˈnɒvl̩](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a work of prose fiction, longer than a short story
    • Example:
      • I love reading novels.
    • plot[plɒt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events
    • Example:
      • Did you understand the plot of the book?
      • Synonym(s):
        storyline
    • foreword, forewords['fɔːwɜːd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an introductory section preceding the main text of a book or other document
    • Example:
      • There's no foreword in this book.
      • Synonym(s):
        preface
    • introduction, introductions(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material
    • Example:
      • The author wrote a short introduction to the plot of his book.
    • chapter, chapters(noun)
    • Definition:
      • one of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided
    • Example:
      • The book has ten chapters.
  • author
    • author, authors[ˈɔːθə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition
    • Example:
      • Do you know any famous authors?
      • Synonym(s):
        writer
    • bestseller, bestsellers['bɛstsɛlə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book or other product that has sold in large numbers
    • Example:
      • His new book is a bestseller!
  • translation
    • translation, translations[trænzˈleɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of converting a text from one language to another
    • Example:
      • The English translation differs from the German original.
  • translator
    • translator, translators[ˈtɹænzleɪdər](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who translates text, film or other material into a different native language
    • Example:
      • They hired a translator to translate the piece into Chinese.
  • translate
    • translate[ˈtɹænzleɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to change text (of a book, document, web site, movie, anime, video game etc.) from one language to another
    • Example:
      • Hans diligently translated the novel from German into English.
    • adaptation, adaptations[ˌædæpˈteɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • adjustment to extant conditions; modification of something or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its current environment
    • Example:
      • An adaptation of the book was published.
    • adapt[əˈdæpt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose
    • Example:
      • They adapted the story so that it could be played on stage.
      • Synonym(s):
        adjust
    • abridge[əˈbrɪdʒ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense
    • Example:
      • The plot of the story was abridged.
    • unabridged version, unabridged versions(noun)
    • Example:
      • Many years after the release of the abridged version, the unabridged version was published.
  • manuscript
    • manuscript, manuscripts(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication
    • Example:
      • The actors had to read the manuscript in advance.
  • dictionary
    • dictionary, dictionaries[ˈdɪkʃən(ə)ɹi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining each word's meaning and sometimes containing information on its etymology, usage, translations and other data
    • Example:
      • Use a dictionary if you don't know the meaning of a word.
  • look up
    • look up(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to obtain information about something from a text source
    • Example:
      • I didn't know what a mitochondrion was until I looked it up in a dictionary.
 

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          introduction
          an initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material
          translation
          the act of converting a text from one language to another
          bookseller
          a person engaged in the business of selling books
          adaptation
          adjustment to extant conditions; modification of something or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its current environment
          author
          the originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition
          plot
          the general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events
          translator
          a person who translates text, film or other material into a different native language
          adapt
          to fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose
          translate
          to change text (of a book, document, web site, movie, anime, video game etc.) from one language to another
          manuscript
          a single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication
          chapter
          one of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided
          abridge
          to shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense
          foreword
          an introductory section preceding the main text of a book or other document
          bestseller
          a book or other product that has sold in large numbers
          dictionary
          a reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining each word's meaning and sometimes containing information on its etymology, usage, translations and other data
           
           
           
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          book
          a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
          look up
          to obtain information about something from a text source
          translation
          the act of converting a text from one language to another
          bookseller
          a person engaged in the business of selling books
          translator
          a person who translates text, film or other material into a different native language
          manuscript
          a single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication
           
           
           
         
         

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