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English definition of “pop-up”

pop-up

noun [C] (COMPUTER)    /ˈpɒp.ʌp/ US  /ˈpɑːp-/
(also pop-up menu) a list of choices that is shown on a computer screen when the user requests it: Select the option you want from the pop-up ( menu ).Computer concepts a new window that opens quickly on a computer screen in front of what you are working on: software to block pop-ups Computer concepts
(Definition of pop-up noun (COMPUTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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