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1. Writing paper and envelopes.
2. Writing materials and office supplies.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any writing materials, such as paper, envelopes, pens, ink, rulers, etc
Usage: Avoid confusion with Avoid confusion of stationery with stationary


(ˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i)

1. writing paper.
2. writing materials, as pens, pencils, paper, and envelopes.



Stationary and stationery are both pronounced /'steɪʃənəri/. However, their meanings are completely different.

1. 'stationary'

Stationary is an adjective. If a vehicle is stationary, it is not moving.

There was a stationary car in the middle of the street.
Only use the handbrake when your vehicle is stationary.
2. 'stationery'

Stationery is a noun. It refers to paper, envelopes, pens, and other equipment used for writing.

They sell books and stationery.
Get some envelopes from the office stationery cupboard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stationery - paper cut to an appropriate size for writing lettersstationery - paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
letterhead - a sheet of stationery with name and address of the organization printed at the top
writing paper - paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
أَدَوَاتٌ مَكْتَبِيَّةقِرطاسِيَّه، أدوات مَكْتَبِيَّه
papírnické zbožípapírnictví
uredski materijal
írószer és papíráru
pisalne potrebščine
văn phòng phẩm


A. Nartículos mpl de escritorio or de papelería
B. CPD Stationery Office N (Brit) → Imprenta f Nacional


[ˈsteɪʃənəri] n
(gen)fournitures fpl de bureau
(= writing paper) → papier m à lettresstationery cupboard narmoire f à fournituresstation house n (US)
(for police)commissariat m
(for firefighters)caserne f de pompiers


n (= notepaper)Briefpapier nt; (= writing materials)Schreibwaren pl; office stationeryBüromaterial nt


[ˈsteɪʃnrɪ] narticoli mpl di cancelleria; (writing paper) → carta da lettere


(ˈsteiʃənə) noun
a person who sells stationery.
ˈstationery noun
paper, envelopes, pens and other articles used in writing etc.


أَدَوَاتٌ مَكْتَبِيَّة papírnické zboží papirvarer Schreibwaren γραφική ύλη artículos de escritorio kirjoitustarvikkeet fournitures de bureau uredski materijal cancelleria 文房具 문방구 kantoorbenodigdheden skrivepapir materiały piśmienne artigos de papelaria канцтовары pappersvaror เครื่องเขียน kırtasiye văn phòng phẩm 文具
References in classic literature ?
Hesiod in his Book about Stars tells us their names as follows: `Nymphs like the Graces (1), Phaesyle and Coronis and rich-crowned Cleeia and lovely Phaco and long-robed Eudora, whom the tribes of men upon the earth call Hyades.
An Openness to Others: The Imaginative Vision of Eudora Welty.
The Magical Percussion': Eudora Welty's Human Recital on Art and Time.
One Writers Garden: Eudora Wel-ty's Home Place is a book that will motivate many to visit Eudora's garden.
For the literati who are Eudora Welty enthusiasts, the book gives a glimpse into the life of the author.
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Local Kansas newspaper the Eudora News recently reported that the area KWIK Shop is offering a 30-cent reduced price today for E10, a fuel blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent standard gasoline, in an effort to promote the use of ethanol fuel throughout the state.
Unfortunately, there is no introduction (either recorded in the narrative or provided to accompany the CD) so those unfamiliar with Eudora Welty's stories will probably be somewhat lost in the first part--based on "June Recital"--as it is a version of the story that has been retold from the original.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leader in digital wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging solutions for the Internet, has announced the commercial release of Eudora 6.
Eudora from Qualcomm is one of the best e-mail programs on the market.
Qualcomm's e-mail program, Eudora, will be installed as the favored e-mail software in NetZero's software package.
Seem Software has introduced Backdora version 2, the easy-to- use Windows 98/95/NT4 utility that lets you effortlessly back up, copy, move and restore Eudora e-mail folders.