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li·brar·y

library

 
 
pronunciation:
laI breI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: libraries
definition 1: a place where books, records, and other materials are kept and from which they may be borrowed.
 
similar words:
collection, stacks
definition 2: a specific collection of such materials.
My grandfather has a valuable library of materials about World War II.
similar words:
collection
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The word library contains the following parts:
libr Latin root that means book
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-ary2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person, thing, or place associated with