[ wurk-book ]
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  1. a manual of operating instructions.

  2. a book designed to guide the work of a student by inclusion of questions, exercises, etc.

  1. a book in which a record is kept of work completed or planned.

  2. Digital Technology. a file that contains worksheets, or multiple sections, usually in spreadsheet applications.

Origin of workbook

First recorded in 1815–20; work + book

Words Nearby workbook Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use workbook in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for workbook


/ (ˈwɜːkˌbʊk) /

  1. an exercise book or textbook used for study, esp a textbook with spaces for answers

  2. a book of instructions for some process

  1. a book in which is recorded all work done or planned

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