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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: album /ˈælbəm/ 
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pluralalbums

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  1. 1
    a collection of several songs or pieces of music recorded as an MP3 file, on a CD etc
    make/record/release an album:

    The band will release their third album in May.

    debut album (=a first album):

    a song taken from Placebo's debut album

    solo album:

    Fans are eagerly awaiting the release of her first solo album.

  2. 2
    a book in which you can collect things such as photographs, stamps, or autographs

    Together we looked through her father's photograph album.

    album of:

    an album of stamps from around the world

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