Pronunciation: (lOOs'lēf"), [key]
1. (of a book, notebook, etc.) consisting of individual leaves held in a binder (loose'-leaf bind'er), as by rings that open and close, in such a way as to allow their removal, return, or replacement without tearing.
2. of or for use with a loose-leaf binder: loose-leaf paper.
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