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English noun: pocketbook

1. pocketbook (possession) your personal financial means

SamplesThat car is too expensive for my pocketbook.

Broader (hypernym)means, substance

2. pocketbook (artifact) a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

Synonymsbillfold, notecase, wallet

Broader (hypernym)case

3. pocketbook (artifact) pocket-sized paperback book

Synonymspocket book, pocket edition

Broader (hypernym)paper-back book, paperback, paperback book, soft-cover, soft-cover book, softback, softback book

4. pocketbook (artifact) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

SamplesShe reached into her bag and found a comb.

Synonymsbag, handbag, purse

Broader (hypernym)container

Narrower (hyponym)clutch, clutch bag, etui, evening bag, reticule, shoulder bag

Part holonymclasp

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