Pamphlet

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Pamphlet Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet
  • a small book usually having a paper cover

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a small book usually having a paper cover ,
  • a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet

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Pamphlet Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A pamphlet is a small book without a hard cover or binding). It can be made up of a single sheet of paper that is printed on both sides and folded in half, in thirds, or in fourths (called a leaflet).

It can also be made up of a few pages that are folded in half and stapled at the crease to make a simple book. In order to count as a pamphlet, UNESCO requires the pamphlet to have 'at least 5 but not more than 48 pages' not including the cover page; a longer item is a book.

Pamphlets can contain anything, it may include information on kitchen appliances, instructions as well as religious and political ideas. Pamphlets have been very important in history, publishing a lot of pamphlets can help spread ideas, for instance during the Russian Revolution pamphlets were used to influence people. Pamphlets are also very important in marketing as they are cheap to produce and can be distributed easily to customers.



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Pamphlet Sample Sentences in News


  • Conservatives pinged for misleading pamphlet
    A Conservative Party pamphlet comparing it with rival party New Zealand First has been ruled inaccurate and in breach of the advertising code of ethics -- but leader Colin Craig is claiming it as a victory, because most of the material... Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'
  • Tips to identify ‘love jihadis’ at puja mandaps in Madhya Pradesh
    A right wing supported group in Madhya Pradesh is distributing pamphlets— which cautions girls and gives them tips on how to identify the alleged ‘love jihadis’— along with Prasad at some of the Durga Puja Pandals. Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'
  • Conservative Party pamphlet complaint upheld
    Winston Peters claims a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority against the Conservative Party is further evidence its leader Colin Craig is "manipulative". Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'

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