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Dictionary definition for: Text

1. (n) the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text" "they handed out the printed text of the mayor''s speech" "he wants to reconstruct the original text"

2. (n) a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"

3. (n) a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition" "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"

4. (n) the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.) "pictures made the text easier to understand"

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