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addaword.gifdefinition of vook

an electronic book which combines text and video with links. A blend of the words 'video' and 'book'
A vook is a new innovative way for reading. It blends a written book, high-quality video and the power of the Internet into a single, complete story.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/06/2010 14:05:00
Definition of vook from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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