[ US /ˈtɛkstˌbʊk/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛkstbʊk/ ]
  1. a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
  1. according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical
    a casebook schizophrenic
    a textbook example
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How To Use textbook In A Sentence

  • Hindsight is always 20/20, and once Real had the early lead, the textbook approach would have been sitting deeper, congesting the midfield to absorb the pressure and striking on the counterattack. Barcelona's Guide to Beating Real Madrid
  • The new textbooks de-emphasize dynastic change, peasant struggle, ethnic rivalry and war, some critics say, because the leadership does not want people thinking that such things matter a great deal.
  • Edgar Allan Poe, I am fond of believing, earned as a critic a good deal of the excess of praise that he gets as a romancer and a poet, and another over-estimated American dithyrambist, Sidney Lanier, wrote the best textbook of prosody in English; [31] but in general the critical writing done in the United States has been of a low order, and most A Book of Prefaces
  • This textbook provides a modern and accessible introduction to magnetohydrodynamics.
  • At the time we weren't selling textbooks, just wholesaling them out to textbook dealers.
  • Your situation is not unlike the girl who permits everything but the textbook definition of sexual congress so she can say she's a virgin.
  • She inscribed her own name on the textbook.
  • June 17th, 2006 at 12:05 am just popping in on way to bed … my first french textbook was written by Eugene Ionesco … provided me with a most shall we say surreal vocabulary complete with the wonderful word “bathyscape” … nowadays my vocabulary consists of de rien and alors! with an occasional mon petit chouchou thrown in. Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Waiting for Wankette
  • The boy could easily match the right words in textbooks after listening to tapes.
  • The family is shaping excellent personality life textbook, is to stimulate the spirit of power source, is the emotional rain nourishes the soul.
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