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ENCYCLOPEDIA Definition & Legal Meaning

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A publication containing accumulated and authoritative knowledge on one or more subjects. Also spelled as encyclopedia. It can be single or multivolumed. Examples are Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia Americana.


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