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cybersquattingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈsaɪ.bəˌskwɒt.ɪŋ/  us   /-bɚˌskwɑː.t̬ɪŋ/
the ​situation in which someone ​pays for a ​famousname as an internet ​address, so that they can ​latersell it for a high ​price to the ​person or ​organization with that ​name
cybersquat
verb [I] uk   /-skwɒt/  us   /-skwɑːt/ (plural -tt-)
cybersquatter
noun [C] uk   /-ˌskwɒt.ər/  us   /-ˌskwɑː.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of cybersquatting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cybersquattingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪbəˌskwɒtɪŋ/
a ​situation in which someone ​pays to ​officially take a famous ​name as an ​internetaddress, so that they can later ​sell it for a high ​price to the ​person or ​organization with that ​name: The ​lawsuitclaims both cybersquatting and ​trademarkinfringement.
cybersquat
verb [I] (-tt-)
The ​registration must be ​renewed or someone else can ​claim or cybersquat on your ​address.
cybersquatter
noun [C]
In many ​cases, the ​domainname that has been ​reserved by the cybersquatter has already been trademarked or ​servicemarked by another ​organization.
(Definition of cybersquatting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cybersquatting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 域名抢注…
in Chinese (Traditional) 功能變數名稱搶註…
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