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textbook

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noun text·book \ˈteks(t)-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of textbook

  1. :  a book used in the study of a subject: such asa :  one containing a presentation of the principles of a subjectb :  a literary work relevant to the study of a subject

Examples of textbook in a sentence

  1. one shelf in my bookcase is crammed full of my old college textbooks

1779

First Known Use of textbook

1779


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textbook

adjective text·book

Definition of textbook

  1. :  of, suggesting, or suitable to a textbook; especially :  classic a textbook example of bureaucratic waste

Examples of textbook in a sentence

  1. a textbook example of a film that captures the feel of the novel on which it is based

1905

First Known Use of textbook

1905



TEXTBOOK Defined for English Language Learners

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textbook

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noun text·book \ˈteks(t)-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of textbook for English Language Learners

  • : a book about a particular subject that is used in the study of that subject especially in a school


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textbook

adjective text·book

Definition of textbook for English Language Learners

  • : very typical


TEXTBOOK Defined for Kids

textbook

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noun text·book \ˈtekst-ˌbu̇k\

Definition of textbook for Students

  1. :  a book used in the study of a subject



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