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"laptop" in British English

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laptopnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlæp.tɒp/  us   /-tɑːp/ (also laptop computer)
A2 a ​computer that is ​small enough to be ​carried around ​easily and is ​flat when ​closed

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(Definition of laptop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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laptopnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlæptɒp/ (also laptop computer)
IT a ​computer that is ​small enough to be ​carried around easily and is ​designed for use outside an ​office: I took my laptop with me so I could ​look at the ​spreadsheets on the ​train.
(Definition of laptop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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