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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


  • Katter takes legal action on LNP pamphlet
    Bob Katter has filed a legal application on the eve of polling day to stop Liberal National Party pamphlets being circulated. Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'
  • What’s up with PH sea claim against China? Download it
    MANILA, Philippines--A government digital pamphlet has been launched to help Filipinos and everyone else understand the Philippines' dispute with China over the West Philippine Sea.   The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) launched the digital version of the pamphlet, "Ang West Philippine Sea: Isang Sipat," last week.   The pamphlet and the idea o Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'
  • LNP agrees to pull Katter pamphlet
    Pamphlets alleging Katter's Australian Party has struck deals with the LNP's rivals will be withdrawn following the threat of an injunction. Read more on this news related to 'Pamphlet'

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