catalogue

I UK [ˈkætəlɒɡ] / US [ˈkætlˌɔɡ] noun [countable]
Word forms "catalogue":
singular catalogue plural catalogues
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1) a list of all the things in an exhibition, sale, or library

an online/illustrated catalogue

2) a book containing pictures and information about things you can buy

a mail order catalogue

3) a series of bad things that happen
a catalogue of complaints/disasters/errors/injuries:

A catalogue of disasters has recently affected the travel industry.

Recent times have seen a catalogue of complaints against the teaching profession.


II UK [ˈkætəlɒɡ] / US [ˈkætlˌɔɡ] verb [transitive]
Word forms "catalogue":
present tense I/you/we/they catalogue he/she/it catalogues present participle cataloguing past tense catalogued past participle catalogued
1) to make a list of all the things in a collection

We are in the process of cataloguing the documents.

2) to list a series of related things

Mr Johnson catalogued the reasons for the failure of his business.


English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
(arranged in a certain order), , , , ,


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