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Definition 1: a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where reference work or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic

Synonyms for reference work in the sense of this definition

(reference work is a kind of ...) a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)

"I am reading a good book on economics"

(... is a kind of reference work ) a collection of maps in book form

(... is a kind of reference work ) a reference book that is published regularly once every year

(... is a kind of reference work ) an alphabetical list of names and addresses

(... is a kind of reference work ) a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location

(... is a kind of reference work ) a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)

(... is a kind of reference work ) a collection of historically important documents published together as a book

(... is a kind of reference work ) a book of directions for using or operating some piece of equipment

(... is a kind of reference work ) a book of recipes and cooking directions

(... is a kind of reference work ) a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty

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