Brochure Bro*chure", n. [F., fr. brocher to stitch. See {Broach}, v. t.] A printed and stitched book containing only a few leaves; a pamphlet; a single sheet folded to make four pages. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • brochure — [ brɔʃyr ] n. f. • 1377; de brocher 1 ♦ Décor d un tissu broché. Brochure d argent. 2 ♦ (1718) Petit ouvrage imprimé et broché. ⇒ livret, opuscule, tract. Une brochure publicitaire, technique. ● brochure nom féminin Atelier où s effectue le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • brochure — bro‧chure [ˈbrəʊʆə, ʆʊə ǁ broʊˈʆʊr] noun [countable] MARKETING a thin book giving information or advertising something: • Send for a free brochure today. • The company brochure says they are committed to protecting the environment. * * * brochure …   Financial and business terms

  • brochure — BROCHURE. s. f. Action de brocher un livre. Cette femme est occupée à la brochure. Des livres en feuilles et en brochure. [b]f♛/b] On donne aussi ce nom à des livres imprimés, de peu de volume, et qu on ne vend guère qu en brochure et non reliés …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • brochure — brochure, pamphlet The two words used to be more or less synonymous, but have gone separate ways: a brochure is a glossy leaflet used in advertising, whereas a pamphlet is a small unbound printed booklet, normally meant to be informative rather… …   Modern English usage

  • brochure — 1748, from Fr. brochure a stitched work, from brocher to stitch (sheets together), from O.Fr. brochier to prick, jab, pierce, from broche pointed tool, awl (see BROACH (Cf. broach) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • brochure — /brɔ ʃyr/, it. /bro ʃur/ s.f., fr. [der. di brocher cucire ], in ital. invar. 1. (bibl.) [libro con semplice copertina di carta o cartoncino] ▶◀ brossura. 2. (bibl.) [piccolo libretto] ▶◀ opuscolo, plaquette …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • brochure — /fr. bʀɔˈʃyʀ/ [vc. fr., da brocher, nel sign. di «fare in fretta, senza cura», quindi, propriamente «legatura alla buona»] s. f. inv. 1. brossura 2. opuscolo, volantino, dépliant (fr.), pieghevole, folder (ingl.), catalogo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • brochure — [n] short, printed document advertisement, booklet, circular, flyer, folder, handbill, handout, leaflet, pamphlet; concept 280 …   New thesaurus

  • brochure — ► NOUN ▪ a magazine containing pictures and information about a product or service. ORIGIN French, something stitched , related to BROACH(Cf. ↑broach) and BROOCH(Cf. ↑brooch) …   English terms dictionary

  • brochure — [brō shoor′] n. [Fr < brocher, to stitch: see BROACH] a pamphlet, esp. one advertising or promoting something …   English World dictionary

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