Definition and meaning of catalogue in English

catalogueverb
UK/ˈkætəlɒɡ/
US/ˈkætəlɔːɡ/
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1.To organize a list of items in a specific order; to document something for reference.
I need to catalogue all the books in the library to keep track of them.
The museum curator will catalogue the new artifacts for the upcoming exhibit.
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2.To create a list of items related to a specific person, event, or topic.
The librarian will catalogue all the new books that have arrived at the library.
The museum curator will catalogue the artifacts found during the archaeological dig.
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cataloguenoun
UK/ˈkætəlɒɡ/
US/ˈkætəlɔːɡ/
1.c1A catalogue is a detailed list of items, such as things you can see or purchase.
I found a catalogue of furniture online, so I could browse and choose what I wanted.
The bookstore had a catalogue of all the books they had in stock for customers to peruse.
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2.A list of events, typically unfortunate ones, that occur one after another.
The documentary presented a catalogue of natural disasters, from hurricanes to earthquakes and tsunamis.
The book provided a catalogue of historical battles, chronicling the conflicts that shaped our world.
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