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audiobook

English

Alternative forms

  • audio-book, audio book

Etymology

From audio- +? book.

Noun

audiobook (plural audiobooks)

  1. A recording, usually made available for sale, of a reading of the full text or of an abridgement of a book.
    Synonym: talking book

Translations

See also

  • driveway moment

Polish

Etymology

From English audiobook.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aw?dj?.buk/

Noun

audiobook m inan

  1. audiobook
    Synonym: ksi??ka mówiona

Declension

Further reading

  • audiobook in Wielki s?ownik j?zyka polskiego, Instytut J?zyka Polskiego PAN
  • audiobook in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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audiobook in Examples From Wordnik

  • On a similar note, I was struck by the fact that neither reader on the audiobook is actually British - and their accents, to my American ears, sounded awfully fake.
  • Rife with wit, anecdotes galore, and entertaining wordplay, this audiobook is a must for lovers of the English language.
  • James Wallace Harris tells us why books worth re-reading are worth listening to in audiobook format.
  • Firstly METAtropolis, the Hugo-nominated audiobook, is currently available for free for a limited period of time.
  • Maria Lectrix public domain audiobook podcast – for people with catholic tastes
  • Then the audiobook is put into production for distributors, retailers, and listeners.
  • For the uninitiated, the 336 page and the 11 hour audiobook is called Room and not THE Room because the first-person narrator is a five year old boy and that's what he calls the 11 'by 11' room where he was born, raised and held captive along with his mother by a kidnapper.
  • Given the extra space (2 CDs of audiobook is worth several Torchwood episodes) we get a lot of decent exploration of love and religion in the world of Torchwood, though I felt that the author would gladly have given us more if space had allowed.
  • For the uninitiated, the 336 page and the 11 hour audiobook is called Room and not THE Room because the first-person narrator is a five year old boy and that's what he calls the 11 'by 11' room where he was born, raised and held captive along with his mother by a kidnapper.
  • James Wallace Harris tells us why books worth re-reading are worth listening to in audiobook format.


libretto

English

Etymology

From Italian libretto, diminutive of libro (book), from Latin liber (book).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /l??b??t.??/
  • (US) IPA(key): /l??b??t.o?/

Noun

libretto (plural librettos or libretti)

  1. The text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera.
  2. A book containing such a text.

Related terms

  • librettist
  • librettistics

Translations

Anagrams

  • blottier

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian libretto.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li?br?.to?/
  • Hyphenation: li?bret?to

Noun

libretto n (plural libretto's or libretti, diminutive librettootje n)

  1. (music) libretto

Finnish

Noun

libretto

  1. book, libretto (script of a musical)

Declension


Italian

Etymology

libro (book) +? -etto (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /li?bret.to/

Noun

libretto m (plural libretti)

  1. booklet

Derived terms

  • libretto degli assegni
  • libretto di circolazione
  • libretto di lavoro
  • libretto di risparmio
  • libretto universitario

Further reading

  • libretto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Italian libretto, from libro

Noun

libretto m (definite singular librettoen, indefinite plural librettoer, definite plural librettoene)

  1. (music) a libretto

Related terms

  • librettist

References

  • “libretto” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “libretto” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Italian libretto, from libro

Noun

libretto m (definite singular librettoen, indefinite plural librettoar, definite plural librettoane)

  1. (music) a libretto

Related terms

  • librettist

References

  • “libretto” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From Italian libretto.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /l?i?br?t.t?/

Noun

libretto n

  1. (music) libretto (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera)

Declension

Derived terms

  • (nouns) librecista, librecistka

Further reading

  • libretto in Wielki s?ownik j?zyka polskiego, Instytut J?zyka Polskiego PAN
  • libretto in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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libretto in Examples From Wordnik

  • The libretto is available here, while all the vocal tracks can be accessed for download through this shared folder.
  • The libretto is available here, while all the vocal tracks can be accessed for download through this shared folder.
  • "Intermezzo," for which the composer wrote his own libretto, is a far more overtly autobiographical work than "A Quiet Place."
  • The libretto is both obvious and at points outright silly.
  • The libretto is from Norwegian author John Fosse and is based on the first part of his novel of the same name.
  • The libretto is from Norwegian author John Fosse and is based on the first part of his novel of the same name.
  • The libretto is both obvious and at points outright silly.
  • Adams and director Peter Sellars adapted the libretto from the poetry of A.R. Ramanujan and the story concerns a legend from Southern India about a young woman, Kumudha, with a magical power to transform herself into a flowering tree.
  • Adams and director Peter Sellars adapted the libretto from the poetry of A.R. Ramanujan and the story concerns a legend from Southern India about a young woman, Kumudha, with a magical power to transform herself into a flowering tree.
  • The libretto is by Stephen Andrew Taylor and Kate Gale, with input from me.

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