e-book

or e·book, e·Book

[ ee-boo k ]
/ ˈiˌbʊk /

noun

a book in digital form.

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Origin of e-book

1980–85; e-2 (electronic) + book

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British Dictionary definitions for e-book

e-book

noun

a book in electronic form

verb

(tr) to book (hospital appointments, airline tickets, etc) through the internet

Derived forms of e-book

e-booking, noun

Word Origin for e-book

C20: e lectronic book
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