phrase book

noun
  1. a small book containing everyday phrases and sentences and their equivalents in a foreign language, written especially for travelers.

Origin of phrase book

First recorded in 1585–95
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phrase book

noun
  1. a book containing frequently used expressions and their equivalents in a foreign language, esp for the use of tourists
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