Meaning of LIBRARY in English



Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A public ~ is a building where things such as books, newspapers, videos, and music are kept for people to read, use, or borrow.

...the local ~...

She issued them ~ cards.



A private ~ is a collection of things such as books or music, that is normally only used with the permission of the owner.

My thanks go to the British School of Osteopathy, for the use of their ~.


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