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e-book

[ee-boo k] /ˈiˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a portable electronic device used to download and read books or magazines that are in digital form.
2.
a book in digital form.
Also, eBook, ebook.
Origin
1980-85; e- electronic + book
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Examples for e-book
  • But picking an e-book reader is more difficult than choosing a brand of cereal or a bottle of shampoo.
British Dictionary definitions for e-book

e-book

noun
1.
a book in electronic form
verb
2.
(transitive) to book (hospital appointments, airline tickets, etc) through the internet
Derived Forms
e-booking, noun
Word Origin
C20: electronic book
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Contemporary definitions for e-book
noun

electronic book; any book published in electronic or digital form; also written ebook ; cf. p-book

noun

See p-book

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