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reader

noun
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
read‧er S3 W2 [countable]
1

somebody who reads

someone who reads books, or who reads in a particular way:
The book will appeal to young readers.
I've always been an avid reader (=someone who reads a lot).
reader of
He's a great reader of crime fiction.
2

of a newspaper/magazine

TCN someone who reads a particular newspaper or magazine regularly:
The newspaper gradually lost readers during the 1980s.
3

book

TCN an easy book for children who are learning to read or for people who are learning a foreign language
4

teacher

Reader

SEC an important teacher in a British university
Reader in
a Reader in Sociology at Bristol University

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