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album

al·bum

album

 
 
pronunciation:
ael bm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a book or binder with blank pages or empty pockets in which a collection can be inserted, as of photographs, stamps, or mementos.
I put the baby photos in the album.
 
synonyms:
book, notebook, scrapbook
similar words:
binder, catalogue, compilation, file, folder, portfolio
definition 2: a long-playing phonograph record or set of records, or the jacket or binder thereof.
I loved that band, and I had all their albums.You can't play that album because it has a deep scratch.
 
synonyms:
disk, LP, record
similar words:
compact disk, recording, soundtrack, tape
definition 3: a collection of printed pictures, or a collection of musical or literary selections that are printed or recorded.
He is publishing a new album of poetry this fall.
 
synonyms:
anthology, collection, record
similar words:
chronicle, documentation
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Word Builder: kinds of albums
  • photo album:
    an album that you put photographs in.
  • record album:
    a CD or other disk with a collection of songs.
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  book, film, music, photography