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soft-cover

[sawft-kuhv-er, soft-] /ˈsɔftˌkʌv ər, ˈsɒft-/
noun, adjective
1.
paperback (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for soft cover

soft-cover

adjective
1.
a less common word for paperback
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