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"dot" in British English

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dotnoun

uk   /dɒt/ us   /dɑːt/
B2 [C] a very small round mark: The full stop at the end of this sentence is a dot. Her skirt was blue with white dots.
B1 [U] the spoken form of a full stop in an internet or email address, or some computer files: "What's the web address?" "www dot cambridge dot org".
[C] old-fashioned the short sounds or short flashes of light used with dashes when sending messages in Morse (code)

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dotverb

uk   /dɒt/ us   /dɑːt/ -tt-
(Definition of dot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dot" in American English

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dotnoun [C]

us   /dɑt/
a very small, round mark: The ducks were black dots in the distance.
Dot symbol . is also used in an Internet address to separate its parts: Go to w w w dot cambridge dot org.

dotverb [T]

us   /dɑt/ -tt-
When an area is dotted with things, it has many of them in different places: Minnesota is dotted with lakes, especially in the north.
(Definition of dot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dot" in Business English

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dotnoun [C]

uk   /dɒt/ us  
INTERNET a very small round mark that is used in an internet address or email address to separate its parts: Dot gov sites are reserved for governmental offices.
on the dot
exactly at the stated or expected time
connect/join the dots
to understand the relationship between different ideas, facts, or experiences: My experiment has revealed how we fail to connect the dots between the way we live today and the needs of tomorrow.
(Definition of dot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“dot” in British English

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