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Noun: reader  ree-du(r)
  1. A person who enjoys reading
  2. Someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    - subscriber
  3. A person who can read; a literate person
  4. Someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    - reviewer, referee
  5. Someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    - proofreader
  6. Someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
    - lector
  7. A public lecturer at certain universities
    - lector, lecturer
  8. One of a series of texts for students learning to read
  9. [Brit] A university lecturer, the highest rank below a professor
  10. A device for obtaining information from something, e.g. a card reader or microfilm reader

Derived forms: readers

Type of: bookman, clergyman, client, critic, customer, educator, Holy Order, literate, literate person, man of the cloth, Order, pedagog [US], pedagogue, pressman, printer, reverend, scholar, scholarly person, school text, schoolbook, student, text, text edition, textbook

Encyclopedia: Reader, Illinois