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leaf·let

 (lē′flĭt)
n.
1. One of the segments of a compound leaf.
2. A small leaf or leaflike part.
3. A printed, usually folded handbill or flier intended for free distribution.
v. leaf·let·ed, leaf·let·ing, leaf·lets also leaf·let·ted or leaf·let·ting
v.intr.
To hand out leaflets.
v.tr.
To hand out leaflets to or in: leafleted the morning commuters; leaflet a neighborhood.

leaflet

(ˈliːflɪt)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a printed and usually folded sheet of paper for distribution, usually free and containing advertising material or information about a political party, charity, etc
2. (Botany) any of the subdivisions of a compound leaf such as a fern leaf
3. (Botany) (loosely) any small leaf or leaflike part
vb
to distribute printed leaflets (to): they leafleted every flat in the area.
ˈleafleter n

leaf•let

(ˈlif lɪt)

n., v. -let•ed let•ted, -let•ing -let•ting. n.
1. a small flat or folded sheet of printed matter, as an advertisement, usu. intended for free distribution.
2. one of the separate blades or divisions of a compound leaf.
3. a small leaflike part.
v.t.
4. to distribute leaflets to or among.
v.i.
5. to distribute leaflets.
[1780–90]
leaf`let•eer′ (-lɪˈtɪər) leaf′let•er, n.

leaf·let

(lē′flĭt)
A small leaf or leaf-like part, especially one of the blades or divisions of a compound leaf.

leaflet


Past participle: leafleted
Gerund: leafleting

Imperative
leaflet
leaflet
Present
I leaflet
you leaflet
he/she/it leaflets
we leaflet
you leaflet
they leaflet
Preterite
I leafleted
you leafleted
he/she/it leafleted
we leafleted
you leafleted
they leafleted
Present Continuous
I am leafleting
you are leafleting
he/she/it is leafleting
we are leafleting
you are leafleting
they are leafleting
Present Perfect
I have leafleted
you have leafleted
he/she/it has leafleted
we have leafleted
you have leafleted
they have leafleted
Past Continuous
I was leafleting
you were leafleting
he/she/it was leafleting
we were leafleting
you were leafleting
they were leafleting
Past Perfect
I had leafleted
you had leafleted
he/she/it had leafleted
we had leafleted
you had leafleted
they had leafleted
Future
I will leaflet
you will leaflet
he/she/it will leaflet
we will leaflet
you will leaflet
they will leaflet
Future Perfect
I will have leafleted
you will have leafleted
he/she/it will have leafleted
we will have leafleted
you will have leafleted
they will have leafleted
Future Continuous
I will be leafleting
you will be leafleting
he/she/it will be leafleting
we will be leafleting
you will be leafleting
they will be leafleting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been leafleting
you have been leafleting
he/she/it has been leafleting
we have been leafleting
you have been leafleting
they have been leafleting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been leafleting
you will have been leafleting
he/she/it will have been leafleting
we will have been leafleting
you will have been leafleting
they will have been leafleting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been leafleting
you had been leafleting
he/she/it had been leafleting
we had been leafleting
you had been leafleting
they had been leafleting
Conditional
I would leaflet
you would leaflet
he/she/it would leaflet
we would leaflet
you would leaflet
they would leaflet
Past Conditional
I would have leafleted
you would have leafleted
he/she/it would have leafleted
we would have leafleted
you would have leafleted
they would have leafleted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leaflet - a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
flap - a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
cardiac valve, heart valve - a valve to control one-way flow of blood
2.leaflet - part of a compound leaf
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
pinna, pinnule - division of a usually pinnately divided leaf
3.leaflet - a small book usually having a paper coverleaflet - a small book usually having a paper cover
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
blue book - a blue booklet used in universities for writing examinations
ticket book - a book of tickets that can be torn out and used

leaflet

noun booklet, notice, advert (Brit. informal), brochure, bill, circular, flyer, tract, pamphlet, handout, mailshot, handbill Campaigners handed out leaflets on passive smoking.
Translations
صَحيفَه، وُرَيْقَه، كُرّاسَهنَشْرَةٌ
letákprospektletáček
brochurepjece
lehtinen
prospectustract, prospectus, dépliantdépliant
letak
bæklingur
ちらし
전단
folderfolheto
letak
broschyr
แผ่นใบปลิว
tờ rơi

leaflet

[ˈliːflɪt]
A. N (containing several pages) → folleto m; (= single piece of paper) → octavilla f
B. VIrepartir folletos
C. VT [+ area, street] → repartir folletos en

leaflet

[ˈliːflət]
n (= single sheet) → prospectus m, papillon m; (folded)dépliant m; (political, religious)tract m
vtdistribuer des tracts à

leaflet

n
Prospekt m; (= single page)Handzettel m, → Reklamezettel m; (with instructions) → Merkblatt nt; (= handout)Flugblatt nt; (= brochure for information)Broschüre f, → Informationsblatt nt
(= young leaf)Blättchen nt
vt areaFlugblätter verteilen in (+dat); (Comm) → Werbematerial verteilen in (+dat)

leaflet

[ˈliːflɪt] n (gen) → dépliant m inv; (single sheet) → volantino

leaf

(liːf) plural leaves (liːvz) noun
1. a part of a plant growing from the side of a stem, usually green, flat and thin, but of various shapes depending on the plant. Many trees lose their leaves in autumn.
2. something thin like a leaf, especially the page of a book. Several leaves had been torn out of the book.
3. an extra part of a table, either attached to one side with a hinge or added to the centre when the two ends are apart.
ˈleaflet (-lit) noun
a small, printed sheet containing information etc.
ˈleafy adjective
having many leaves. a leafy plant.
turn over a new leaf
to begin a new and better way of behaving, working etc.

leaflet

نَشْرَةٌ letáček brochure Flugblatt διαφημιστικό έντυπο folleto lehtinen prospectus letak volantino ちらし 전단 folder brosjyre ulotka folheto брошюра broschyr แผ่นใบปลิว broşür tờ rơi 传单
References in classic literature ?
He had published a pamphlet about it, and set out to organize a party of his own, when a stray Socialist leaflet had revealed to him that others had been ahead of him.
This poor feeble boy of eighteen--exhausted by disease--looked for all the world as weak and frail as a leaflet torn from its parent tree and trembling in the breeze; but no sooner had his eye swept over his audience, for the first time during the whole of the last hour, than the most contemptuous, the most haughty expression of repugnance lighted up his face.
Clacton would come in to search for a certain leaflet buried beneath a pyramid of leaflets.
The Tatler, like Defoe's Review, was a leaflet of two or three pages, published three times a week.
he added, tearing a leaflet from a Shakespearian calendar, as I drained my glass.
And when we travel by Electricity if I may venture to develop your theory we shall have leaflets instead of booklets, and the Murder and the Wedding will come on the same page.
His tottering steps were supported by a long slim staff, resembling the wand with which a theatrical magician appears on the stage, and in one hand he carried a freshly plaited fan of the green leaflets of the cocoanut tree.
But this superadded consciousness, wearying and annoying enough when it urged on me the trivial experience of indifferent people, became an intense pain and grief when it seemed to be opening to me the souls of those who were in a close relation to me--when the rational talk, the graceful attentions, the wittily-turned phrases, and the kindly deeds, which used to make the web of their characters, were seen as if thrust asunder by a microscopic vision, that showed all the intermediate frivolities, all the suppressed egoism, all the struggling chaos of puerilities, meanness, vague capricious memories, and indolent make-shift thoughts, from which human words and deeds emerge like leaflets covering a fermenting heap.
She had been less fortunate in her inquiries than Iggulden, for her Aunt Sydney of Meriden (a badged and certificated Daughter of the Revolution to boot) answered her inquiries with a two-paged discourse on patriotism, the leaflets of a Village Improvement Society, of which she was president, and a demand for an overdue subscription to a Factory Girls' Reading Circle.
The agent stared still more, but assented civilly, and led the other into an office littered with leaflets and hung all round with highly colored posters which linked the name of Hughes with all the higher interests of humanity.
The footman, who was distributing leaflets with Kutuzov's cantata, laid one before Pierre as one of the principal guests.
He talked with a quartermaster off duty, an intelligent man who promptly prodded him with the socialist propaganda and forced into his hands a bunch of leaflets and pamphlets.