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"page" in British English

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pagenoun [C]

uk   /peɪdʒ/  us   /peɪdʒ/
  • page noun [C] (PAPER)

A1 (written abbreviation p.) a ​side of one of the ​pieces of ​paper in a ​book, ​newspaper, or ​magazine, usually with a ​numberprinted on it: For ​details on how to ​enter the ​competition, ​see page 134. The ​articleappeared on the front page of the New York Times.
one of the ​sheets of ​paper in a ​book, ​newspaper, or ​magazine: Several pages have been ​torn out of this ​book.

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  • page noun [C] (BOY)

(in the past) a ​boy who ​worked as a ​servant for a knight and who was ​learning to ​become a knight
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pageverb [T]

uk   /peɪdʒ/  us   /peɪdʒ/
to ​call a ​person using a ​loudspeaker (= an ​electricdevice for making ​soundslouder) in a ​publicplace: He was paged at the ​airport and told to ​returnhomeimmediately.
to ​send a ​message to someone's ​pager (= ​smallelectronicdevice that ​receivessignals): Have you ​tried to page him?
(Definition of page from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"page" in American English

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pagenoun [C]

 us   /peɪdʒ/
  • page noun [C] (PAPER)

(abbreviation p.) one ​side of a ​sheet of ​paper in a ​book, ​newspaper, ​magazine, etc.: What page are the ​baseball standings on? It’s a ​terrificnovel, but it’s over 800 pages ​long. The ​article is ​continued on page 43 (= a ​side of a ​sheet of ​papernumbered 43).
  • page noun [C] (COMPUTER)

a ​group of ​text and ​imagesshown together on a ​computerscreen: Do you have a ​home page? It took her only 20 ​minutes to ​customize a ​Web page.

pageverb [T]

 us   /peɪdʒ/
  • page verb [T] (COMMUNICATE)

to ​communicate with someone by having that person’s ​nameannouncedpublicly or by ​sending a ​signal to an ​electronicdevice the ​person is ​carrying: Doctors are paged by ​theiransweringservices at all ​hours.
(Definition of page from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"page" in Business English

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pagenoun [C]

uk   us   /peɪdʒ/
(abbreviation p) a ​side of one of the ​pieces of ​paper in a ​book, ​newspaper, or ​magazine, usually with a ​numberprinted on it: Open your ​book and ​look at page nine. Even the ​majornewspaperslet important ​newsslip off the front page.
[often plural] one of the sheets of ​paper in a ​book, ​newspaper, or ​magazine: A page had been ​ripped out of the ​magazine.in the pages of sth There were several interesting ​articles to be ​found in the pages of the Wall Street Journal today. the financial/sports/​news pages the business/​culture/​advertising pages
(also web page) INTERNET one ​part of a ​website: Your page on the ​socialnetworkingsiteenables you to ​share your ​businessprofile. We ​added a ​jobs page to the ​website.
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IT the ​text of an ​electronicdocument that you can see on a ​computerscreen: You have to scroll down the page to ​find the ​information you're looking for.
COMMUNICATIONS a ​message received on a pager (= a ​smallpiece of ​electronicequipment that ​moves or makes a ​noise to tell you to ​phone someone): send a page to sb I ​asked the nurse to ​send a page to the ​doctor.
be on the same page
to have the same ​ideas as someone else: Everyone in the ​office has to be on the same page about what our ​toppriorities are.

pageverb [T]

uk   us   /peɪdʒ/ COMMUNICATIONS
to ​call a ​person using a loudspeaker in a ​publicplace: He was paged at the ​airport and told to ​returnhome immediately.
to ​send a ​message to someone's pager : As soon as you're ​finished with the ​download, page me.
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(Definition of page from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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