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English definition of “mouse click”

mouse click

noun [C] (also mouse-click)     IT, INTERNET
the action of clicking with a computer mouse in order to perform a task or select something on a screen: You can specify the amount and make the payment with just a couple of mouse clicks. Once your client is on the internet, he is only a mouse-click away from your competitors.
(Definition of mouse click noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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