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page

noun [C] uk   /peɪdʒ/ us  

page noun [C] (PAPER)

A1 (written abbreviation p.) a side of one of the pieces of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine, usually with a number printed on it: For details on how to enter the competition, see page 134. The article appeared on the front page of the Guardian. (also p) one of the sheets of paper in a book, newspaper, or magazine: Several pages have been torn out of this book.

page noun [C] (COMPUTER)

A2 (also web page) one part of a website
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page noun [C] (BOY)

(in the past) a boy who worked as a servant for a knight and who was learning to become a knight
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page

verb [T] uk   /peɪdʒ/ us  
to call a person using a loudspeaker (= an electric device for making sounds louder) in a public place: He was paged at the airport and told to return home immediately. to send a message to someone's pager (= small piece of electronic equipment that receives signals): Have you tried to page him?
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