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n. - A book with paper covers.

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Usage examples (26)
  • LAMB: How -- how many hardback compared to softback?
  • Marg - I didn't realize that most books in Australia were softback!
  • He could of course use his father's softback edition of Parliamentry Socialism in lieu of Andrex.
  • I prefer hardcovers‚Ķbut will not pass up a book with a softback because it will never be in hardcover.
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