book fair

book fair
1. fair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books
Syn: ↑bookfair
Hypernyms: ↑fair
2. bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause
Syn: ↑bookfair
Hypernyms: ↑bazaar, ↑fair

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book fair,
1. a fair at which books are displayed by publishers to promote and sell them or to sell rights to them.
2. a sale or auction of books for some charity or other special purpose. Authors often make personal appearances at such fairs.

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