breadcrumbs Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"breadcrumbs" in British English

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breadcrumbsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈbred.krʌmz/
very ​smallpieces of ​driedbread, ​especially used in ​cooking: Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the ​mixture before ​baking.
(Definition of breadcrumbs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breadcrumbs" in Business English

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breadcrumbsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈbredkrʌmz/ (also cookie crumbs, also breadcrumb trail)
IT, INTERNET the ​history of exactly how you got to a particular ​website, web ​page, etc. on the ​internet, that is ​recorded and ​stored on your ​computer: Breadcrumbs ​reduce the ​number of things the ​user has to do in ​order to get to a higher-level ​page.
(Definition of breadcrumbs from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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