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noun
  1. A person who reads a publication.
  2. A person who recites literary works, usually to an audience.
  3. A proofreader.
  4. (context, mostly, UK) A university lecturer below a professor.
  5. A book of exercises to accompany a textbook.
  6. A literary anthology.
  7. A lay of minor cleric who reads lessons in a church service.
  8. A device such as a card reader or microfilm reader.
  9. A newspaper advertisement designed to look like an news article rather than a commercial solicitation.
readership Tweet Definition of readership Like Definition of readership on Facebook
noun
  1. The collected readers of a publication.
The small paper has a of only 120 people.
realia Tweet Definition of realia Like Definition of realia on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) Objects from real life or from the real world, as opposed to theoretical contstructs or fabricated examples; especially, such objects used as instructional or classroom aids.
regent Tweet Definition of regent Like Definition of regent on Facebook
noun
  1. One who rules because the monarch is too young, absent, or disabled
repeater Tweet Definition of repeater Like Definition of repeater on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, repeater, repeater (electronic device))
  1. (electronics) an electronic device that receives a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power.
  2. (firearms) a gun that has a store of cartridges and does not need reloading after each shot.
  3. (ufology and similar studies) a person who regularly sees unexplained sightings of paranormal phenomenon.
Note " this term is more commonly used by skeptics of the paranormal, and implies that the witness lacks credibility.

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