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Meaning of "ex libris" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EX LIBRIS

From Latin, literally: from the books (of).
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PRONUNCIATION OF EX LIBRIS

ex libris  [ɛks ˈliːbrɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EX LIBRIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ex libris can act as a noun and an adjective.
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 adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EX LIBRIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ex libris

Ex Libris

Ex Libris is a Latin phrase, meaning literally, "from the books". It is often used to indicate ownership of a book, as in "from the books of..." or from the library of... Ex Libris may also refer to: ▪ A bookplate, which is also sometimes known as an ex libris ▪ Ex Libris, a female-fronted progressive metal band from the Netherlands ▪ Ex Libris, a bookshop chain in Switzerland owned by the Migros group ▪ Ex Libris, a word game ▪ Ex Libris Group, a provider of library automation systems Related spellings: ▪ Xlibris is a self-publishing and on-demand printing services provider based in Bloomington, Indiana ▪ XLibris is a digital paper technology developed by FXPAL...

Definition of ex libris in the English dictionary

The definition of ex libris in the dictionary is from the collection or library of: frequently printed on bookplates. Other definition of ex libris is a bookplate bearing the owner's name, coat of arms, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EX LIBRIS


actress
ˈæktrɪs
bris
ˈbrɪs
doris
ˈdɒrɪs
ex-libris
eks ˈliːbrɪs
fortress
ˈfɔːtrɪs
Harris
ˈhærɪs
Horace
ˈhɒrɪs
hubris
ˈhjuːbrɪs
hybris
ˈhaɪbrɪs
iris
ˈaɪrɪs
kris
krɪs
labrys
ˈlæbrɪs
mattress
ˈmætrɪs
Maurice
ˈmɒrɪs
mistress
ˈmɪstrɪs
Morris
ˈmɒrɪs
nebris
ˈnebrɪs
Osiris
əʊˈsaɪrɪs
Paris
ˈpærɪs
Polaris
pəˈlɑːrɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EX LIBRIS

ex
ex all
ex ante
ex cathedra
ex div.
ex dividend
ex gratia
ex hypothesi
ex lib.
ex new
ex nihilo
ex off.
ex officio
ex parte
ex post facto
ex silentio
ex voto
ex works
ex-con
ex-directory

WORDS THAT END LIKE EX LIBRIS

ambergris
angina pectoris
aris
auris
Capris
clitoris
debris
Eris
fris
Gris
Guillaume de Lorris
iberis
loris
orbicularis
orris
sui generis
Sybaris
Tigris
Treaty of Paris
Ventris

Synonyms and antonyms of ex libris in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ex libris» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EX LIBRIS

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

Translator English - Chinese

艾利贝斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ex libris
570 millions of speakers

English

ex libris
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किताबी दाग़
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

السابق libris
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

экслибрис
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ex libris
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাক্তন গ্রন্থাগার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ex-libris
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ex libris
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Exlibris
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

元Libris社
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

엑스 리브리스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ex libris
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ex Libris
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னாள் விடுதலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माजी लायब्ररी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ex libris
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ex libris
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ex Libris
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

екслібрис
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ex libris
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ex libris
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ex libris
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

exlibris
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ex libris
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ex libris

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EX LIBRIS»

The term «ex libris» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.094 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EX LIBRIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ex libris» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ex libris» 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 ex libris

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EX LIBRIS»

Discover the use of ex libris in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ex libris and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
This witty collection of essays recounts a lifelong love affair with books and language. For Fadiman, as for many passionate readers, the books she loves have become chapters in her own life story.
Anne Fadiman, 2011
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Libriomancer: (Magic Ex Libris Book 1)
Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages to escape.
Jim C. Hines, 2012
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Ex-Libris: A Novel
Hired to restore a once-magnificent library that had been ravaged during the English Civil War, London bookseller Isaac Inchbold becomes embroiled in the search for a missing manuscript and a conspiracy of spies, smugglers, and forgery.
Ross King, 1998
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Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates
Endlessly diverse, surprising and touching, this is a book that will be treasured by art-lovers and book-lovers alike.
Martin Hopkinson, Martin J. Hopkinson, 2011
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Ex-Libris:
Elegant deviance from the pen of a masterful Italian as he brings to life sophisticated debauchery from the previous century, the kind of bawdy literature high society scarfed right up..., behind closed doors.
Massimo Rotundo, 2000
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Norwegian Ex Libris
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Gerhard Gade, 2010
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Journal of the Ex Libris Society
List of members in v. 2-17.
William Henry Kearley Wright, Arthur John Jewers, 1905
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Dated Book-Plates - (Ex Libris) with a Treatise on Their ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Walter Hamilton, 2009
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The Ex-Libris Collection of the Ducal Library at ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Wofenbüttel Herzog-August-Bibliothek, 2010
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Quaestiones rhetoricae, ex libris M. T. Ciceronis, ...
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Georg Maior, 1562

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EX LIBRIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ex libris is used in the context of the following news items.
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ex libris - Waterford Today
ex libris. BEANS, TOAST AND BONFIRES AT CENTRAl ARTS. Central Arts brings you a pair of darkly comic gems: Beans on Toast and Bonfire Night, two short ... «Waterford Today, Jul 15»
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Exhibitor News Roundup | ALA Annual 2015
EBSCO and Ex Libris announced a partnership to streamline libraries' acquisition processes and optimize patrons' access. All print book ... «Library Journal, Jul 15»
3
Combining old and new to teach medical students
JERUSALEM'S EX Libris company, which helps academic libraries around the world manage their collections, has been involved intensively ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jun 15»
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Ex Libris and EBSCO complete 'streamlining' agreement
Ex Libris Group and EBSCO Information Services have announced an agreement to streamline libraries' acquisition processes and optimise ... «Research Information, Jun 15»
5
National Art Museum in Kyiv marks Hnizdovsky centennial
The exhibit features over 100 works, including oils, woodcuts and the full collection of ex libris on loan from private collector Roman ... «The Ukrainian Weekly, Jun 15»
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Two Industry Leaders Sign Agreement for Collaboration
Ex Libris® Group, a global leader in library automation services, and EBSCO Information Systems (EBSCO), a worldwide leader in library ... «Benzinga, Jun 15»
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Bodrum offers both holiday and culture with its book fair
The program offers various activities from the "Ex Libris" exhibition to reading activities for adults and children, book signings, conversations ... «Daily Sabah, Jun 15»
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Ex Libris expands Elsevier collaboration
Ex Libris Group has announced an expanded collaboration with Elsevier, enabling mutual customers of the Ex Libris Alma library management ... «Research Information, Jun 15»
9
NISTEP collaborates with Thomson Reuters to standardise titles of …
STM publisher Elsevier has announced an expanded collaboration with library automation services provider Ex Libris. The collaboration will enable mutual ... «Knowledgespeak, Jun 15»
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Elsevier Collaborates With Ex Libris to Offer Automated Updates to …
Ex Libris is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education. Offering SaaS solutions for the management and discovery ... «SYS-CON Media, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ex libris [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ex-libris>. Sep 2022 ».
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