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"portal" in British English

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portalnoun

uk   /ˈpɔː.təl/  us   /ˈpɔːr.t̬əl/
(Definition of portal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"portal" in American English

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portalnoun [C]

  • portal noun [C] (BUILDING)

 us   /ˈpɔr·təl, ˈpoʊr-/ fml a large and often highly decorated entrance to a building: We entered the side portal of the cathedral.
  • portal noun [C] (INTERNET)

 us   /ˈpɔr·təl, ˈpoʊr-/ a page on the World Wide Web that users can change so it shows information they want to see: The portal lets you access specific information from anywhere in the site.
(Definition of portal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"portal" in Business English

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portalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpɔːtəl/ (also Web portal)
INTERNET a website that collects information on a particular subject and has links (= connections) to other websites with related information: Welcome to the Murray Portal, an educational resource for all those involved in teaching and learning.
(Definition of portal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“portal” in American English

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