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[hahrd-bound] /ˈhɑrdˈbaʊnd/
(of a book) bound with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound.
Compare paperback.
Origin of hardbound
1725-35; hard + bound1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The hardbound owner's manual is difficult to whip through.
  • One study has bookshelves filled with hardbound journals all the way to the high ceiling.
  • He adored those two hardbound red volumes with their gold lettering and endless renderings of animals.
  • hardbound, coffee-table ready albums of personal photos printed on quality paper and neatly adorned with captions and quips.
  • Though currently out of print, these hardbound publications can be found in large public and university libraries.

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