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I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down.
Richard Curtis

Meaning of "e-book" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD E-BOOK

Electronic book.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF E-BOOK

e-book play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF E-BOOK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
E-Book is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb e-book in English.

WHAT DOES E-BOOK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

e-book

E-book

An electronic book is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on computers or other electronic devices. Although sometimes defined as "an electronic version of a printed book", many e-books exist without any printed equivalent. Commercially produced and sold e-books are usually intended to be read on dedicated e-book readers, however, almost any sophisticated electronic device that features a controllable viewing screen, including computers, tablet computers, and smartphones can also be used to read e-books.

Definition of e-book in the English dictionary

The definition of e-book in the dictionary is a book in electronic form. Other definition of e-book is to book through the internet.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO E-BOOK

PRESENT

Present
I e-book
you e-book
he/she/it e-books
we e-book
you e-book
they e-book
Present continuous
I am e-booking
you are e-booking
he/she/it is e-booking
we are e-booking
you are e-booking
they are e-booking
Present perfect
I have e-booked
you have e-booked
he/she/it has e-booked
we have e-booked
you have e-booked
they have e-booked
Present perfect continuous
I have been e-booking
you have been e-booking
he/she/it has been e-booking
we have been e-booking
you have been e-booking
they have been e-booking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I e-booked
you e-booked
he/she/it e-booked
we e-booked
you e-booked
they e-booked
Past continuous
I was e-booking
you were e-booking
he/she/it was e-booking
we were e-booking
you were e-booking
they were e-booking
Past perfect
I had e-booked
you had e-booked
he/she/it had e-booked
we had e-booked
you had e-booked
they had e-booked
Past perfect continuous
I had been e-booking
you had been e-booking
he/she/it had been e-booking
we had been e-booking
you had been e-booking
they had been e-booking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will e-book
you will e-book
he/she/it will e-book
we will e-book
you will e-book
they will e-book
Future continuous
I will be e-booking
you will be e-booking
he/she/it will be e-booking
we will be e-booking
you will be e-booking
they will be e-booking
Future perfect
I will have e-booked
you will have e-booked
he/she/it will have e-booked
we will have e-booked
you will have e-booked
they will have e-booked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been e-booking
you will have been e-booking
he/she/it will have been e-booking
we will have been e-booking
you will have been e-booking
they will have been e-booking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would e-book
you would e-book
he/she/it would e-book
we would e-book
you would e-book
they would e-book
Conditional continuous
I would be e-booking
you would be e-booking
he/she/it would be e-booking
we would be e-booking
you would be e-booking
they would be e-booking
Conditional perfect
I would have e-book
you would have e-book
he/she/it would have e-book
we would have e-book
you would have e-book
they would have e-book
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been e-booking
you would have been e-booking
he/she/it would have been e-booking
we would have been e-booking
you would have been e-booking
they would have been e-booking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you e-book
we let´s e-book
you e-book
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to e-book
Past participle
e-booked
Present Participle
e-booking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE E-BOOK

e-address
e-banking
E-boat
e-booking
e-business
e-car
e-card
e-commerce
e-crime
e-CRM
E-FIT
e-government
e-learning
e-mail
e-mailer
e-marketing
e-nose
e-passport
e-payment
e-reader

WORDS THAT END LIKE E-BOOK

an open book
book
cash-book
comic book
cookbook
double-book
Facebook
guestbook
handbook
herd-book
in my book
m-book
netbook
notebook
playbook
scrapbook
stamp-book
textbook
the book
workbook

Synonyms and antonyms of e-book in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «e-book» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF E-BOOK

Find out the translation of e-book to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of e-book from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «e-book» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

电子书籍
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

libro electrónico
570 millions of speakers

English

e-book
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ई बुक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كِتَاب اِلِكْترونيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

электронная книга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

livro eletrônico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ই-বুক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

livre électronique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

E-book
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Onlinebuch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

電子書籍
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전자책
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

E-book
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sách điện tử
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இ-புத்தகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ई-पुस्तक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

e-kitap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

e-book
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

e-książka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

електронна книга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

carte electronică
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ηλεκτρονικό βιβλίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

e - boek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

e-bok
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

e-bok
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of e-book

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «E-BOOK»

The term «e-book» is very widely used and occupies the 11.974 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «E-BOOK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «e-book» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «e-book» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about e-book

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5 QUOTES WITH «E-BOOK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word e-book.
1
Dusty Baker
The fundamentals of baseball haven't changed, but how we can teach those fundamentals has. With an e-book, learning can be more rewarding and fun.
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Richard Curtis
I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down.
3
Joe Green
When all is said and done and the e-book is written about politics and the Internet, it is not going to be about the presidential election. It will be about the smaller elections in aggregate that have a huge effect on people's lives.
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Charles Platt
The idea of an e-book has been around since the late 1970s, when researchers at Xerox PARC got on the case. Their prototype used millions of little magnetic particles, black on one side and white on the other, loosely embedded in the surface of a soft sheet of rubber.
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Scott Turow
Now, many public libraries want to lend e-books, not simply to patrons who come in to download, but to anybody with a reading device, a library card and an Internet connection. In this new reality, the only incentive to buy, rather than borrow, an e-book is the fact that the lent copy vanishes after a couple of weeks.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «E-BOOK»

Discover the use of e-book in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to e-book and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology: Enhanced E-book
The 12th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks.
John E. Hall, 2010
2
The Sumi-e Book
Introduces the basic techniques of Japanese ink painting, discusses tools and materials, and shows how to depict bamboo, orchids, chrysanthemums, and plum branches
Yolanda Mayhall, 1989
3
Abdominal Imaging E-Book: Expert Radiology Series Expert ...
Abdominal Imaging, a title in the Expert Radiology Series, edited by Drs. Dushyant Sahani and Anthony Samir, is a comprehensive 2-volume reference that encompasses both GI and GU radiology.
Dushyant Sahani, Anthony Samir, 2010
4
Clinical Nursing Practices: Guidelines for Evidence-Based ...
The development of competence in these practices is one of the most important aspects of pre-registration programmes, and this is one of the few UK-based texts that takes an educational approach to these practices as opposed to a purely ...
Elizabeth Jamieson, Janice M. McCall, Lesley A. Whyte, 2007
5
E-Book Grammar and Punctuation, Grade 2
Fun activities and interactive downloadable software to help students learn the practice and application of grammar.
6
How to get your e-book published: an insider's guide to the ...
This book is the most authoritative, step-by-step guide of any book in the marketplace--packed with the information any writer can use to navigate the dark waters of this mysterious new technology.
Richard Curtis, W. T. Quick, 2002
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Basics of Violin Playing: E-book Edition
So, whether you are young or just young at heart and looking for a simple, yet exciting way to amaze and entertain your friends and family with beautiful violin playing, this is the book for you.
Fabrizio Ferrari, 2011
8
Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of ...
Anthony Robbins, the nation's leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life.
Anthony Robbins, 2007
9
Green's Operative Hand Surgery E-Book: Expert Consult: ...
Now featuring a new full-color format, photographs, and illustrations, plus operative videos and case studies online at Expert Consult, this new edition shows you more vividly than ever before how to perform all of the latest techniques and ...
Scott W. Wolfe, Robert N. Hotchkiss, William C. Pederson, 2010
10
All About Plants, Grades PreK -K - E-book
All About Plants is the ultimate resource for teaching children about plants and for practicing important language and math skills that help children make cross-curricular connections.
Evan-Moor, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «E-BOOK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term e-book is used in the context of the following news items.
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ALL IN THE PHAMALY: Remarkable theater group issues e-book
Phamaly announced the release of “Unsung and Unstoppable: Voices from the Disability Community” on June 23, an e-book that relates the ... «Aurora Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Free Thai e-book details central region bike routes
The TAT's e-book introduces cycling routes in Bangkok, Chachoengsao, Lop Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
3
33 tech reviews in one easy-to-download e-book
Leveraging technology — and leveraging it appropriately and intelligently — is one of the biggest challenges facing real estate agents today. «Inman.com, Jul 15»
4
Find bike routes in central Thailand with free e-book
The Thai-language e-book was created to meet the growing cycling scene, especially in central plain provinces, and support health and the ... «Coconuts Bangkok, Jul 15»
5
Writers get together to publish e-book
BASINGSTOKE Writers' Circle has published an e-book version of its popular poetry and prose travel anthology. Destinations, Basingstoke ... «Basingstoke Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Darien editor releases next e-book in horror series
dirt-cover Darien Times Editor Susan Shultz has released the third in her Tales from the Graveyard horror e-novella series, with a journalism ... «Darien Times, Jul 15»
7
Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: E-book prices will remain irregular
That way the publishers got the higher prices they wanted and Apple thought it could challenge Amazon's dominance in the e-book market. «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Apple to Pay $450M in E-Book Case
Apple will pay consumers $450 million as part of its settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, a federal appeals court has ruled. The ruling ... «GalleyCat, Jul 15»
9
Canongate to publish 'Jean Brodie' e-book
Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is to be made available in e-book for the first time in the UK, as part of a deal with Canongate. «The Bookseller, Jul 15»
10
New e-book features Kanye West quotes
Kanye West performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival 2015. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, July 6, 2015.A new e-book called "The ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jul 15»

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