trade book


Definition of trade book

1 : a book intended for general readership

Examples of trade book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Park Ridge residents will soon have more opportunities to trade books with their neighbors through a new partnership between the Park Ridge Public Library and a local family. Jennifer Johnson,, "Park Ridge Library, local foundation to bring 10 ‘Little Free Libraries’ to community," 27 Aug. 2019 These include decreases from .75 cents to $2.70 in the cost of sixth-through-eighth-grade Language Arts trade books and a .50 increase in kindergarten periodical subscriptions. Brian Lisik/special To,, "Brunswick schools prepare for first strategic plan update in two decades," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of trade book

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of trade book

: a book that is published for and sold to the general public

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