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hyperlinknoun [C]

uk   /ˈhaɪ.pə.lɪŋk/  us   /ˈhaɪ.pər.lɪŋk/
a ​connection that ​allows you to ​moveeasily between two ​computerdocuments or two ​pages on the internet
(Definition of hyperlink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hyperlinknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪpəlɪŋk/ (also link)
IT, INTERNET a word, phrase, or ​image on a ​website or in a ​computerdocument which you ​click on in ​order to go to a different ​website, different ​part of the ​document, etc.: Brokerage ​websites will often ​provide a hyperlink to the broker's ​internettradingarea.
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hyperlinkverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪpəlɪŋk/ (also link) IT, INTERNET
to ​connect to another ​page, ​image, ​document, etc. on a ​website or ​computerdocument by ​creating a hyperlink: To hyperlink directly to a ​page in a ​PDF you must ​add an ​openparameter to the end of the ​URL.
(Definition of hyperlink from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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