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the World Wide Webnoun [S]

uk   us   (abbreviation www, also the Web)
the system of connected documents on the internet, usually with pictures, video, and sound, that can be searched for information about a particular subject
Translations of “the World Wide Web”
in Korean 월드 와이드 웹…
in Arabic الشَبَكَة العالَمِيّة…
in Portuguese a rede…
in Catalan el web…
in Japanese (インターネット)ワールドワイドウェブ…
in Italian il Web, la Grande Rete Mondiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬維網,全球資訊網路…
in Russian всемирная паутина…
in Turkish genel internet ağı (WWW)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 万维网…
in Polish Internet…
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