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noun text pronunciation in American English /tekst/ 
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pluraltexts
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the part of a book, magazine, or computer document that consists of writing and does not include pictures or notes

    There are 200 pages of text and illustrations.

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    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] a written record of the words of a speech, lecture, program, or play

      The text of the lecture is available from the departmental office.

    2. b.
      [countable] a piece of writing such as a book or play that you study for an examination or for research

      We'll be analyzing the language of literary texts.

    3. c.
      [countable] a short piece of writing that you discuss or answer questions about

      Has everyone finished reading the text?

  2. 2
    [countable] a textbook

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