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stationery

[ stey-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i /
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noun

writing paper.
writing materials, as pens, pencils, paper, and envelopes.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of stationery

First recorded in 1670–80; stationer + -y3

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stationery

stationary, stationery
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British Dictionary definitions for stationery

stationery
/ (ˈsteɪʃənərɪ) /

noun

any writing materials, such as paper, envelopes, pens, ink, rulers, etc

undefined stationery

Avoid confusion with stationary
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