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handbook

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhandbookhand‧book /ˈhændbʊk/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCNINSTRUCTIONSa short book that gives information or instructions about something syn manual 🔊 the Fiction Writer’s Handbook
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handbookThe course of study is just a list, it is not a handbook for teaching.Is it primarily a handbook for managers or a review of developments in services for people with learning difficulties?a handbook on basic psychologyI could have issued a blueprint and handbook had anyone asked.Each handbook also includes a number of additional assessments.Healthcare coverage is explained in detail in the employee handbook.According to the employee handbook, I can fire her next Friday.There are all kinds of health and fitness handbooks on the market these days.The polytechnic handbook which I used was not much help and my tutor has told me to ask the librarian for help.Mackey had seen handbooks on guerrilla tactics, back issues of a racist magazine Guy published.Writers of standard handbooks are also inclined to dismiss the early evidence.The students' handbook gives information on how to find accommodation.a useful handbook for managers
From Longman Business Dictionaryhandbookhand‧book /ˈhændbʊk/ noun [countable] a book that provides information on a particular subject or explains how to do something SYN GUIDESafety regulations are discussed in section 3 of the handbook.
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