from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Bound in paper; paperback.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having flexible covers; paperback; softcovered.
  • adj. Involving or burdened by excessive administrative requirements, especially in the form of paperwork.


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  • That future is bringing a change from paperbound authorship to online maintenance of a scholar's writing and the discussion that surrounds it.

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  • The numbers I used to do this calculation can all be found in Wikipedia, or even in a good paperbound World Almanac.


  • I know as well as anyone that writing about hard times is a way to heal, but there's a reason I have a paperbound journal in addition to a web platform.

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  • I wish I could find more of your older work in hardback, as my paperbound copies are becoming rather worn from being re-read every year or so.

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  • Because by next Mondayshe pulled a stack of paperbound booklets from her toteI expect each of you to review the Prairie Stone High School Athletic Code of Conduct and write a five-hundred-word essay on the duties of a role model.

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  • But also…I reached my hand in further and felt a small, paperbound volume.

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  • Early this year, there was a report out of Japan that stated this interesting fact: half of the top 10 books published in Japan in 2007 were cell phone novels before they were paperbound novels.

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  • Each year at Christmastime, Clinton sends out to supporters a slim, paperbound volume of his Selected Remarks, with a gold-embossed “Happy Holidays” greeting card replete with the requisite “bug” showing it was printed in a union shop.

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  • I hope that you get enjoyment from these free e-books, and in turn peruse his commercially available paperbound books and e-books.

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