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addaword.gifdefinition of bibliotherapy

providing therapy by recommending particular books for people to read
John Cunningham visit[ed] Batley Public Library, where 'bibliotherapy' is helping to tackle health problems.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/08/2011 09:56:00
Definition of bibliotherapy from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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