e-book

or e·book, e·Book

[ ee-boo k ]
/ ˈiˌbʊk /
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noun

a book in digital form.

Nearby words

  1. e'er,
  2. e, e,
  3. e-,
  4. e-address,
  5. e-boat,
  6. e-car,
  7. e-card,
  8. e-cash,
  9. e-cigarette,
  10. e-commerce

Origin of e-book

1980–85; e-2 (electronic) + book

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British Dictionary definitions for ebook

e-book

noun

a book in electronic form

verb

(tr) to book (hospital appointments, airline tickets, etc) through the internet
Derived Formse-booking, noun

Word Origin for e-book

C20: e lectronic book

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