book·​let | \ ˈbu̇k-lət How to pronounce booklet (audio) \

Definition of booklet

: a little book especially : pamphlet

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Examples of booklet in a Sentence

This booklet describes how to set up the DVD player. there's an instruction booklet next to the computer
Recent Examples on the Web A century later, and applying for a passport still isn't cheap—$110 for a new booklet, plus an extra $35 execution fee—restricting who is able to access the document once again. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "How the U.S. Passport Evolved from Status Symbol to Essential Travel Document," 1 May 2020 It has been tried successfully on more than 200 samples from hospitals and checkpoints, according to the booklet, which Tan shared with a former Florida colleague. David Armstrong, ProPublica, "The Trump Administration Drove Him Back to China, Where He Invented a Fast Coronavirus Test," 18 Mar. 2020 Multicolored booklets documenting both the famous and unsung heroes of black history adorn the walls. al, "How a school’s 1st black history celebration empowered Jefferson County students," 1 Mar. 2020 That booklet used data provided by the departments of Commerce and Labor and Charles Schulz’s ‘Peanuts’ comic strips to explain the benefits of America’s economic system. Oana Godeanu-kenworthy, The Conversation, "How socialism became un-American through the Ad Council’s propaganda campaigns," 27 Feb. 2020 My personal favorite is one of many one-liners contained in the now-infamous booklet, The Portable Bloomberg: The Wit and Wisdom of Michael Bloomberg. Kyle Smith, National Review, "How Being Politically Incorrect Could Help Bloomberg," 19 Feb. 2020 Loretta Smith, a candidate for Portland city council, paid for a ticket to attend the event and paid extra money for an ad in an event booklet. oregonlive, "Concordia University’s online vision hid grim reality," 28 Feb. 2020 For the spiritual part of the ceremony, Dr. Rumbak asked family and friends to read passages, printing out booklets so everyone in attendance could follow along. Alyson Krueger, New York Times, "Jewish Women Move Into a Male Domain: Ritual Circumcision," 1 Mar. 2020 The bail fund is publishing educational booklets to inform people of their rights. Nick Pinto, The New Republic, "Criminal justice reformers are rethinking the crusade against cash bail.," 6 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of booklet

1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of booklet was in 1856

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23 May 2020

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“Booklet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of booklet

: a book with only a few pages that contains information on one subject


book·​let | \ ˈbu̇k-lət How to pronounce booklet (audio) \

Kids Definition of booklet

: a little book usually having paper covers and few pages

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