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Meaning of “cookie” in the English Dictionary

"cookie" in British English

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cookienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʊk.i/

cookie noun [C] (BISCUIT)

A2 mainly US a ​small, ​flat, ​sweetfood made from ​flour and ​sugar: chocolate-chip cookies
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cookie noun [C] (TYPE OF PERSON)

US informal a ​person of the ​typementioned: She's a smart/​tough cookie.

cookie noun [C] (COMPUTING)

C2 a ​piece of ​informationstored on ​yourcomputer about internet ​documents that you have ​looked at
(Definition of cookie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cookie" in American English

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cookienoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʊk·i/

cookie noun [C] (FOOD)

a ​sweet, usually round, ​flatcake: She ​servedchocolatechip/​oatmeal/​peanutbutter cookies for ​dessert.

cookie noun [C] (PERSON)

slang a ​person: She’s one ​tough cookie.
(Definition of cookie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cookie" in Business English

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cookienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʊki/
IT, E-COMMERCE a ​smallfile that is ​sent by a ​website to your ​computer and that contains ​information about how you use the ​site, so that this ​information is ​available the next ​time you use the ​site: enable/disable cookies This ​section will show you how to ​enable cookies (= how to ​accept or ​turn them on).
(Definition of cookie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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