Meaning of “electronic trail” in the English Dictionary


"electronic trail" in Business English

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electronic trailnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us

INTERNET a series of actions or events on the internet that you can follow to find out who is responsible for them:

Police investigated an electronic trail that led them to an international people-trafficking gang.
You leave an electronic trail every time you use an ATM or pay for something on the internet.

(Definition of “electronic trail” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)