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  • 1(of a book) available from the publisher.

    ‘he was surprised to find it was still in print’
    • ‘Because this book makes such a valuable contribution to our understanding of this complex issue it is good to have it in print once again.’
    • ‘There was no author picture, and few of his other books seemed to be in print.’
    • ‘It is a small paperback book easily available and still in print.’
    • ‘We send books all over the world and can order in any books in print.’
    • ‘Far too few of this great writer's books are in print in English and I grab my chances whenever I can.’
    • ‘The librarian, having failed to find it in an Internet search of books in print, had given up.’
    • ‘I need to persuade my Dad to dig that book out as I am pretty sure it is not in print or even available second hand.’
    • ‘Deren's book is still very much in print, as are a fair number of Kenneth Grant's books.’
    • ‘It was the only book of its kind and stayed in print for 40 years, running to four editions.’
    • ‘There are currently more than 40 books about him in print, yet he still manages to come cloaked in a certain mystique.’
    • ‘I can't guarantee that any particular back issue is still in print, but it's worth asking.’
    • ‘His paintings are available in print for the first time as five limited editions.’
    • ‘Fahey's book is not the first about the mission, but it is the only book in print.’
    • ‘Now all of Himes' books are back in print but Sallis still believes that they are misread.’
    • ‘Is there a particular person whose opinion on a pedagogical issue you'd like to see in print?’
    • ‘All of the books mentioned here are currently in print and available from good book shops.’
    • ‘The book is still in print and has been translated into several languages.’
    • ‘Perhaps there should be a petition to publishers that writers nominate books that ought to be back in print.’
    • ‘For such a small shop, Mr. Carleton has a large selection and his boast is that he can get any book in print.’
    • ‘Anyone who has a book which they would like to see in print should take a close look at this option.’
    published, printed, available in bookshops, obtainable in the shops, in circulation, on the market, on the shelves
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  • 2In printed or published form.

    ‘she did not live to see her work in print’
    • ‘Far too many online sites are not interactive and are just the archive of what was published in print.’
    • ‘The evidence provided is based on published material in print and in electronic format.’
    • ‘Storytelling on the Web has a different set of needs than storytelling in print.’
    • ‘Getting a book like this in print was not easy and I was indeed lucky to find a brave publisher.’
    • ‘It was a splendid and successful audition, but she would have to go to England to get her book in print.’
    • ‘All this will mean some hard thinking about how we present the information we publish both in print and on the web.’
    • ‘There is a very special feeling that I had previously never experienced upon seeing my words in print and my name right there in ink on paper.’
    • ‘Are you achieving your goals for press coverage, given what you've seen on the air and in print?’
    • ‘At his death, Wheatley had 50 books in print, and total sales were 41 million copies.’
    • ‘Her patience and her dedication to seeing those books in print have truly paid off.’
    printed, in black and white, on paper
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