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"hypertext" in British English

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hypertextnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhaɪ.pə.tekst/  us   /-pɚ-/ specialized
a way of ​joining a word or ​image to another ​page, ​document, etc. on the internet or in another ​computerprogram so that you can ​move from one to the other ​easily: The Web is ​based on hypertext links that ​allowpeople to ​easilymove from ​document to ​document.
(Definition of hypertext from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hypertext" in Business English

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hypertextnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪpətekst/
IT, INTERNET a way of writing and showing ​text on a ​website or ​computerdocument so that if you ​click on that ​text, you will go to a different ​website, a different ​part of the ​document, etc.: a hypertext ​link hypertext ​documents
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(Definition of hypertext from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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