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noun [countable] page pronunciation in American English /peɪdʒ/ 
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pluralpages
  1. 1
    a sheet of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine

    I tore a page out of my diary and wrote my phone number on it.

    turn a page:

    Turning the pages of the telephone book, she soon found what she wanted.

    1. a.
      one side of a sheet of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine

      the poem on page 125

      front/back page:

      The comics are on the back page.

      opposite/facing page:

      Can you identify the four pictures on the facing page?

      turn to/see page:

      For information on hotels in Amsterdam, see page 20.

      sports/gardening/letters page:

      Lawrence was eating breakfast while glancing at the sports page.

    2. b.
      a piece of paper

      He was staring miserably at the blank page in his typewriter.

      the top/bottom of the page:

      Chris wrote her name at the top of the page.

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