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English definition of “electronic trail”

electronic trail

noun [C, usually singular]    
INTERNET a series of actions or events on the internet that you can follow to find out who is responsible for them: Police investigated an electronic trail that led them to an international people-trafficking gang. You leave an electronic trail every time you use an ATM or pay for something on the internet.
(Definition of electronic trail noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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