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"bookmark" in British English

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bookmarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊk.mɑːk/ us   /ˈbʊk.mɑːrk/
  • bookmark noun [C] (PLACE IN BOOK)

also bookmarker, a piece of thick paper, leather, or plastic that you put between the pages of a book so that you can find a page again quickly

bookmarkverb [T]

uk   /ˈbʊk.mɑːk/ us   /ˈbʊk.mɑːrk/
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bookmark" in American English

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bookmarknoun [C]

us   /ˈbʊkˌmɑrk/
  • bookmark noun [C] (BOOK)

anything placed between the pages of a book to show where a person stopped reading
  • bookmark noun [C] (COMPUTER)

one of a list of Internet addresses that you keep because you visit them often: A bookmark simply serves as a shortcut back to the website.

bookmarkverb [T]

us   /ˈbʊkˌmɑrk/
  • bookmark verb [T] (COMPUTER)

to save an Internet address as a bookmark: Loyal visitors probably already know the URL or have it bookmarked in their Web browsers.
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bookmark" in Business English

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bookmarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊkmɑːk/ us   INTERNET
a record of a website address that you add to a list of websites you use a lot, and click on to go straight to that website: If the site is not already on your preset menu of choices, you should set up a bookmark.

bookmarkverb [T]

uk   /ˈbʊkmɑːk/ us   INTERNET
to add a website to a list of websites you use a lot, so you can click on it to go straight to that website: You'll want to bookmark this page for regular reference.
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“bookmark” in Business English

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