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blue book

also blue·book (blo͞o′bo͝ok′)
1. An official list of persons in the employ of the US government.
2. A book listing the names of socially prominent people.
3. A blank notebook with blue covers in which to write the answers to examination questions.
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blue′ book`

or blue′book`,

1. a register or directory, esp. of socially prominent persons.
2. a blank book for taking college examinations, usu. with a blue cover.
3. a manual listing the current market value of any of various consumer items, as appliances.
4. a British government publication bound in a blue cover.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: book - a report published by the British government; bound in blue
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale" book - a register of persons who are socially prominent
directory - an alphabetical list of names and addresses book - a blue booklet used in universities for writing examinations
booklet, brochure, folder, pamphlet, leaflet - a small book usually having a paper cover
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