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  1. A person who reads a publication.
  2. A person who recites literary works, usually to an audience.
  3. A proofreader.
  4. A person employed by a publisher to read works submitted for publication and determine their merits
  5. (chiefly Britain) A university lecturer below a professor.
  6. Any device that reads something.
  7. A book of exercises to accompany a textbook.
  8. An elementary textbook for those learning to read, especially for foreign languages.
  9. A literary anthology.
  10. A lay or minor cleric who reads lessons in a church service.
  11. A newspaper advertisement designed to look like a news article rather than a commercial solicitation.
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  13. Examples:
    1. “A solitary young man, he was an avid reader of classical poetry and tormented romantic literature.”
      “In the old days, the announcement was made to the wider public by a reader on radio.”
      “It's 2006, and down-and-out protagonist Ghislain works as a reader for a publishing house in Montreal.”
  1. The process of interpreting written language.
  2. The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device.
  3. A value indicated by a measuring device.
  4. A meeting where written material is read aloud.
  5. An interpretation.
  6. Something to read; reading material.
  7. The extent of what one has read.
  8. (legislature) One of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law.
  9. a piece of literature or passage of scripture read aloud to an audience: readings from the Bible
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  11. Examples:
    1. “I finished the fantastic novel in one reading.”
      “Singing, dancing, and reading of poetry will form part of the event's agenda.”
      “To inspire you, here is a reading from Bono's official autobiography.”
  1. (computing) The act of reading data back from a location where it has been stored.
  2. (aviation, telecommunications) The repetition of a message one has received, in order to acknowledge it.
  3. The reading aloud by a court reporter or stenographer of testimony previously taken down in stenographic dictation, usually at the request of the presiding judge or parties involved in a deposition.
  1. The process of reading through something; a perusal.
  2. (film, television, theater) An organized reading of the screenplay or script by all of the actors, prior to the actual performance.
  3. (genetics) The situation where a modified stop codon allows transcription to continue beyond the usual point.
  4. Examples:
    1. “In viruses, these readthrough events are responsible for the expression of elongated proteins that normally provide the replicase function of the virus.”
  1. A reading or an act of reading, especially an actor's part of a play.
  2. (at first especially in the black LGBT community) An instance of reading (“calling attention to someone's flaws; a taunt or insult”).
  3. (in combination) That which is to be read
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  5. Examples:
    1. “It is well worth a read as many of the issues covered will be relevant to your situation.”
  1. The property of being capable of being read; legibility.
  2. The property of being easy or engaging to read.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “While it may not be ideal, this web site certainly passes the threshold of readability for many readers, including many typographers.”
      “The school employs zoned lighting, to improve visibility and readability of chalkboards, white boards or projector screens.”
      “It has the depth and compendiousness of a textbook, with the readability and poignance of a novel.”
  1. The property of being capable of being read, legibility.
  2. The property of being easy or engaging to read.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Not the least of its merits consists of having successfully reached the difficult balance between nonspecialist readableness and scientific accountability.”
  1. The realm, sphere, influence, or body of readers; readers collectively; readership; reading; literacy.
  2. Examples:
    1. “In the name of outraged readerdom I protest against such betrayal.”
  1. (slang) One who loves to read books; a bookworm.
  1. The collected readers of a publication.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Short Books' excellent series of biographies has shown that accessibly delivered narratives can attract an enthusiastic readership.”
      “When some weak sauce is served, your readership who came for the good stuff is let down and lets it be known.”
      “The middle grouping make up the majority readership of these scandal sheets, but they are also much less likely to read the qualities.”
  1. One who receives a tarot reading.
  1. (dated, rare) A female reader.
  1. plural of readthrough
  1. plural of readaholic
  1. plural of readership
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It plainly addresses different readerships, either within the one nation or outside it.”
      “It denies the existence of different genres, different generations, different audiences and readerships.”
      “There is absolutely no transparency in measuring the readerships of newspapers or magazines for that matter.”
  1. plural of readeress
  1. plural of readback
  1. plural of reading
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The volume is divided into nine sections, including an introduction, followed by suggested readings and acknowledgments.”
      “The whiteboard works well for important long-term tasks, but for short-term daily readings a five-subject notebook works best.”
      “Her comments in interviews and at readings, likewise, reveal the startling literalness of her apparently abstract, difficult poems.”
  1. plural of readee
  1. plural of reader
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  3. Examples:
    1. “We all want to get our points across and to persuade our readers that we have got things right.”
      “We are now asking our readers to fill in a letter and send it to the Prime Minister.”
      “In addition, this model helps non-Asian readers to understand and value the cultural heritage of others.”
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