Meaning of “bookmark” in the English Dictionary

"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)