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link

verb
 
 
/lɪŋk/
[T] to connect two or more places, people, or things: link sth to/with sth This corridor links the new offices to the main building. a new motorway in Ireland, linking Dublin with Galway All our workstations are linked together with each other.
[T] to make or show a connection between two or more people, things, or ideas: link sth to/with sth The objective is to link the strategy of the corporation with the reality of its business.be linked to sth Asbestos-related diseases are generally linked to sustained exposure over many years. Her name is being linked to one of the top jobs in the company.
[T, usually passive] FINANCE if the value of money, investments, payments, etc. is linked to something else, it will change when that thing changes: linked to sth Over a long period, investments linked to stock markets are likely to give the best returns. → See also index-linked
[I or T] INTERNET, IT to make a connection between websites on the internet, or from part of one website to another: Anyone who has a website can link theirs to another site. Does this website link to other client sites the company has designed?
[I] INTERNET, IT to follow a link to go to another website or part of a website on the internet: Click here to link to our customer service website.
(Definition of link verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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