Definition of 'textbook'
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Italy's forthcoming vote looks a textbook example. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But ill people don't always do what the textbooks say they should. The Sun (2016)We have the theoretical knowledge but very little in medicine is a textbook case. The Sun (2013)Other expert witnesses used the same textbook formula to arrive at substantially different answers. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The same goes for reading medical textbooks. The Sun (2012)Both became standard textbooks at many universities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We may see a textbook example of that in the months ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Savile is a textbook case of this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most teachers discover very quickly that textbooks should be used alongside a variety of resources and activities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Single hormone control is nice in medical textbooks but matters are rarely that simple in life. The Allergy Handbook (1988)My ministry is not a textbook example of success. Christianity Today (2000)Manhattan is literally a textbook case of bad economics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)During the war she photographed injured servicemen for medical textbooks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a textbook example of how to play away from home in this competition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a textbook case of the persistence of bad economic policy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And this year provided the textbook example. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her life seems to be a textbook case on the dangers of fame. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Avoid anything that looks as if it might have come from a medical textbook and go for something classical or biblical. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her work appears in all the textbooks on the subject, and all the films. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Try to show you have moved beyond the standard textbook and the teacher's notes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A bursary from the university helped her to buy two pricey law textbooks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most textbooks say that too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Rather, it is a kind of historical textbook of its subject, with major sections grouped by the kinds of organisms that can infect us. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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Translations for 'textbook'
British English: textbook /ˈtɛkstˌbʊk/ NOUN
A textbook is a book about a particular subject that is intended for students.
...a textbook on international law.
- American English: textbook
- Arabic: كِتَابٌ دِرَاسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: livro escolar
- Chinese: 教科书
- Croatian: udžbenik
- Czech: učebnice
- Danish: lærebog
- Dutch: tekstboek
- European Spanish: libro de texto
- Finnish: oppikirja
- French: manuel
- German: Lehrbuch
- Greek: σχολικό βιβλίο
- Italian: libro di testo
- Japanese: 教科書
- Korean: 교과서
- Norwegian: lærebok
- Polish: podręcznik szkolny
- European Portuguese: livro escolar
- Romanian: manual
- Russian: учебник
- Spanish: libro de texto
- Swedish: lärobok
- Thai: ตำราเรียน
- Turkish: ders kitabı
- Ukrainian: підручник
- Vietnamese: sách giáo khoa
British English: textbook ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is a textbook case or example, you are emphasizing that it provides a clear example of a type of situation or event.
The house is a textbook example of medieval domestic architecture.
Definition of textbook from the Collins English Dictionary
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