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hypertext

noun [U] uk   /ˈhaɪ.pə.tekst/ us    /-pɚ-/ specialized
a way of joining a word or image to another page, document, etc. on the internet or in another computer program so that you can move from one to the other easily: The Web is based on hypertext links that allow people to easily move from document to document.
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