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Meaning of “cookie” in the English Dictionary

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"cookie" in American English

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cookienoun [C]

us   /ˈkʊk·i/
  • cookie noun [C] (FOOD)

a sweet, usually round, flat cake: She served chocolate chip/oatmeal/peanut butter 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   /ˈkʊki/ us  
IT, E-COMMERCE a small file 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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“cookie” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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