Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms.


 (sôft′bound′, sŏft′-)
Not bound between hard covers: softbound books.


(ˈpeɪ pərˌbæk)

1. a book bound in a flexible paper cover.
2. (of a book) bound in a flexible paper cover.
3. of or pertaining to paperbacks. Compare hardcover.
References in periodicals archive ?
Litigation, and Analyzing Frequently Negotiated Issues," a new softbound book that provides information on successfully negotiating and settling insurance policy disputes and claims.
There are several parts of my book because I have a lot of interests,'' he said, leafing through the pages of the softbound yellow book.
The Spring 2005 Best Programs and Best People Service report is available now as a softbound handbook, CD-ROM, and downloadable PDF file accessible from the HIRC website at www.
2008, 432 pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-338-3, $29.
The ALI-ABA (Philadelphia, PA) has published "Qualified Plans: Forms, Notices, and Supplementary Materials," a softbound volume with CD that is targeted to counsel with companies that have qualified plans, plan sponsors, plan administrators and family law attorneys dealing with plan assets.
But since that printing may not occur until spring, many people wanting a hardbound book are buying softbound copies so that they can have them autographed by members of Simi Valley's pioneering families at the book signings in January.
Last month, Thomson West (Eagan, MN) published "California Business Law Deskbook," a softbound volume that provides discussion and analysis of approximately 40 business law topics, divided into nine categories: business organizations, contracts and commercial transactions, employment law, intellectual property law, advertising and distribution law, environmental law, securities, dissolution and bankruptcy, and miscellaneous business law topics, including Internet law.
The Spring 2005 Medicare Reform and Implications for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers report is available now and includes softbound handbooks, CDs, and downloadable PDF files accessed from the HIRC Web site.
2008, 320 pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-336-9, $39.
This month, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA; Louisville, CO) released "Supervisory and Leadership Skills in the Modern Law Practice," a softbound lawyer's guide to delegating assignments effectively and providing performance feedback to associates, while increasing associate effectiveness and client satisfaction.
The fall 2004 Best Programs and Best People Service is available now, and includes softbound handbooks, CD-ROMs, and downloadable PDF files accessed from the HIRC website.