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leaflet

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noun leaf·let \ˈlēf-lət\

Definition of leaflet

  1. 1a :  one of the divisions of a compound leafb :  a small or young foliage leaf

  2. 2 :  a leaflike organ or part (such as one of the flaps of a heart valve)

  3. 3 :  a usually folded printed sheet intended for free distribution

Examples of leaflet in a Sentence

  1. Protesters were handing out leaflets condemning the government's environmental policies.

  2. the company hires college students to work the phones and distribute leaflets for its clients

1777

First Known Use of leaflet

1777


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leaflet

verb leaf·let

Definition of leaflet

leafleted

or

leafletted

;

leafleting

or

leafletting

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to hand out leaflets

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to hand out leaflets to

Examples of leaflet in a Sentence

  1. We spent the morning leafleting.

1962

First Known Use of leaflet

1962


LEAFLET Defined for English Language Learners

leaflet

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noun

Definition of leaflet for English Language Learners

  • : a printed and often folded sheet of paper that is usually given to people for no cost

leaflet

verb

Definition of leaflet for English Language Learners

  • : to give leaflets to many people in (a place)


LEAFLET Defined for Kids

leaflet

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noun leaf·let \ˈlēf-lət\

Definition of leaflet for Students

  1. 1 :  a printed and often folded sheet of paper that is usually given to people at no cost an advertising leaflet

  2. 2 :  one of the divisions of a leaf which is made up of two or more smaller parts

  3. 3 :  a young or small leaf


Medical Dictionary

leaflet

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noun leaf·let \ˈlē-flət\

Medical Definition of leaflet

  1. :  a leaflike organ, structure, or part lipid molecules in a bimolecular leaflet; especially :  any of the flaps of the biscuspid valve or the tricuspid valve


Law Dictionary

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leaflet

noun leaf·let

Legal Definition of leaflet

  1. :  a usually folded printed sheet intended for free distribution


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leaflet

intransitive verb leaf·let

Legal Definition of leaflet

leafleted

or

leafletted

leafleting

or

leafletting

  1. :  to hand out leaflets invalidated an ordinance banning all leafleting — David Kairys



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