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Meaning of “forward slash” in the English Dictionary

"forward slash" in British English

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forward slashnoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​symbol / used in ​computerinstructions and internet ​addresses
(Definition of forward slash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"forward slash" in Business English

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forward slashnoun [C]

uk   us   IT
the ​symbol / that is used for ​separating words, ​letters, or ​numbers in ​internetaddresses
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(Definition of forward slash from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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