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e-book

 (ē′bo͝ok)
n.
A book whose contents are in an electronic format.

e-book

n
1. (Computer Science) a book in electronic form
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a book in electronic form
vb
(Computer Science) (tr) to book (hospital appointments, airline tickets, etc) through the internet
[C20: electronic book]
ˈe-ˌbooking n

e-book

or eBook

or ebook

(ˈiˌbʊk) ,
n.
1. a portable electronic device used to download and read books or magazines that are in digital form.
2. a book in digital form.
[1980-85]
Translations

e-book

[ˈiːbʊk] Nlibro m electrónico

e-book

nOnlinebuch nt

e-book

كِتَاب اِلِكْترونيّ elektronická kniha e-book Onlinebuch ηλεκτρονικό βιβλίο libro electrónico e-kirja livre électronique e-knjiga e-book 電子書籍 전자책 e-boek e-bok e-książka livro eletrónico, livro eletrônico электронная книга e-bok หนังสือที่อ่านได้จากอินเตอร์เน็ต dijital kitap sách điện tử 电子书籍
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