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Pronunciation of Book: Learn how to pronounce Book in English correctly

Learn how to say Book correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word book:

1a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers:
a book of selected poems
a literary composition that is published or intended for publication as a book:
he’s writing a book about his experiences
a main division of a literary work or of the Bible:
the Book of Genesis
(also book of words) the libretto of a musical or opera, or the script of a play.
(one’s books) used to refer to studying:
he was so deep in his books he would forget to eat
(the book) the telephone directory for the area in which someone lives:
is your name in the book?
informal a magazine:
[with modifier]:
comic books
an imaginary record or list (often used to emphasize the comprehensiveness of someone’s actions or experience):
she felt every emotion in the book of love
2 [with modifier] a bound set of blank sheets for writing in:
an accounts book
(books) a set of records or accounts:
a bid to balance the books
a bookmaker’s record of bets accepted and money paid out.
Soccer the notebook in which a referee writes the names of players who are cautioned for foul play:
his name went into the book for a foul on Smyth
3a set of tickets, stamps, matches, samples of cloth, etc., bound together:
a pattern book
4 (the book) the first six tricks taken by the declarer in a hand of bridge, after which further tricks count towards fulfilling the contract.
[with object]
1reserve (accommodation, a place, etc.); buy (a ticket) in advance:
I have booked a table at the Swan
[no object]:
book early to avoid disappointment
reserve accommodation for (someone):
his secretary had booked him into the Howard Hotel
[with two objects]:
book me a single room at my usual hotel
[no object] (book in/into) register one’s arrival at a hotel:
he booked in at a hotel
engage (a performer or guest) for an event:
the promoter booked him for another appearance
(be booked up) have all places reserved; be full:
at weekends we’re usually booked up
2make an official note of the personal details of (a person who has broken a law or rule):
the cop booked me and took me down to the station
Soccer (of a referee) note down the name of (a player) who is cautioned for foul play:
McMahon was booked for a foul
3leave suddenly:
they just ate your pizza and drank your soda and booked
move quickly; hurry:
my sister and I booked to the playground
I didn’t hear the verdict because I had to book it to work