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quotation
 
a fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else
 
footnote
 
a short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text
 
hard cover
 
a book or other publication which has a hard cover in contrast to a soft cover, often the hard covers are more expensive and look classier
 
paperback edition
 
a book or other publication which has a soft cover in contrast to a hard cover
 
volume
 
a single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia
 
encyclopaedia
 
a reference work (often in several volumes) containing in-depth articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order or by category) dealing with a wide range of subjects or with some particular specialty
 
glossary
 
a list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms
 
reference book
 
a book providing factual information
 
index
 
an alphabetical listing of items and their location; for example, the index of a book that lists words or expressions and the pages of the book upon which they are to be found
 
appendix
 
a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
 
leaflet
 
a small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement
 
publication
 
the act of publishing printed or other matter; the communication of information to the general public
 
publisher
 
one who publishes, especially books
 
publishing house
 
a company which publishes books and other things
 
publish
 
to issue a medium (e.g. publication); to announce to the public
 
printer
 
the operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business; a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
 
library
 
an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
 
librarian
 
one who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer
 
review
 
an account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work
 
 
    • quotation, quotations[kwəʊ'teɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else
    • Example:
      • "Where they burn books, they will also burn people." is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
      • Synonym(s):
        citation, quote
    • footnote, footnotes['fʊtnəʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text
    • Example:
      • She missed the footnote at the bottom of page 2.
  • hard cover
    • hard cover, hard covers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book or other publication which has a hard cover in contrast to a soft cover, often the hard covers are more expensive and look classier
    • Example:
      • I got a hard cover of The Lord of the Rings for my birthday.
    • paperback edition, paperback editions(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book or other publication which has a soft cover in contrast to a hard cover
    • Example:
      • Paperback editions are usually less expensive than hard covers.
      • Synonym(s):
        soft-cover, pocket book
    • volume, volumes[ˈvɒl.juːm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia
    • Example:
      • The letter G was found in volume 4.
    • encyclopaedia, encyclopaedias(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a reference work (often in several volumes) containing in-depth articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order or by category) dealing with a wide range of subjects or with some particular specialty
    • Example:
      • Encyclopedias have existed for around 2,000 years.
    • glossary, glossaries[ˈɡlɒsəɹi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms
    • Example:
      • Traditionally, a glossary appears at the end of a book.
    • reference book, reference books(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a book providing factual information
    • Example:
      • The Red Book is the standard reference book for those naming inorganic chemical compounds.
    • index, indices[ˈɪndɛks](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an alphabetical listing of items and their location; for example, the index of a book that lists words or expressions and the pages of the book upon which they are to be found
    • Example:
      • Look at the index to find the page you're looking for.
  • appendix
    • appendix, appendices[əˈpɛn.dɪks](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
    • Example:
      • An explanation can be found in the appendix.
  • leaflet
    • leaflet, leaflets[ˈliːflɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement
    • Example:
      • A leaflet had been left under the car's windshield wiper.
      • Synonym(s):
        brochure
    • publication, publications[pʌblɪ'keɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of publishing printed or other matter; the communication of information to the general public
    • Example:
      • The publication of the new movie was successful.
    • publisher, publishers[ˈpʌblɪʃɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who publishes, especially books
    • Example:
      • She needs to find a publisher for her book.
    • publishing house, publishing houses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a company which publishes books and other things
    • Example:
      • The publishing house usually controls the advertising and other marketing tasks.
    • publish[ˈpʌblɪʃ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to issue a medium (e.g. publication); to announce to the public
    • Example:
      • The author's new book will be published next month.
  • printer
    • printer, printers['prɪntɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business; a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
    • Example:
      • The manuscript is at the printer's right now.
  • library
    • library, libraries[ˈlaɪbɹəɹɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
    • Example:
      • I need to go to the library to get some new books.
  • librarian
    • librarian, librarians(noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer
    • Example:
      • She loves her job as a librarian.
    • review, reviews[rɪˈvjuː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work
    • Example:
      • The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.
 

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Games and Quiz : Have Fun With Vocabulary

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        publishing house
        a company which publishes books and other things
        encyclopaedia
        a reference work (often in several volumes) containing in-depth articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order or by category) dealing with a wide range of subjects or with some particular specialty
        library
        an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
        volume
        a single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia
        index
        an alphabetical listing of items and their location; for example, the index of a book that lists words or expressions and the pages of the book upon which they are to be found
        review
        an account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work
        footnote
        a short piece of text, often numbered, placed at the bottom of a printed page, that adds a comment, citation, reference etc, to a designated part of the main text
        publish
        to issue a medium (e.g. publication); to announce to the public
        publisher
        one who publishes, especially books
        quotation
        a fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else
        hard cover
        a book or other publication which has a hard cover in contrast to a soft cover, often the hard covers are more expensive and look classier
        appendix
        a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
        printer
        the operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business; a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
        paperback edition
        a book or other publication which has a soft cover in contrast to a hard cover
        leaflet
        a small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement
         
         
         

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        printer
        the operator of a printing press or owner of a printing business; a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
        librarian
        one who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer
        hard cover
        a book or other publication which has a hard cover in contrast to a soft cover, often the hard covers are more expensive and look classier
        appendix
        a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text
        leaflet
        a small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement
        library
        an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
         
         
         
         

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