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"the World Wide Web" in British English

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the World Wide Webnoun [S]

uk   us   (abbreviation www, also the Web)
the ​system of ​connecteddocuments on the internet, usually with ​pictures, ​video, and ​sound, that can be ​searched for ​information about a ​particularsubject
(Definition of the World Wide Web from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the World Wide Web" in Business English

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the World Wide Webnoun [S]

uk   us   (abbreviation WWW, also the Web)
INTERNET the ​system of ​connecteddocuments and ​files on the ​internet, that often contain colour pictures, ​video, and ​sound, and that can be ​searched for ​information about a particular ​subject: Many low-income families do not have ​access to the World Wide Web. The ​cost of ​establishing a presence on the World Wide Web is ​low.
(Definition of the World Wide Web from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the World Wide Web”
in Arabic الشَبَكَة العالَمِيّة…
in Korean 월드 와이드 웹…
in Portuguese a rede…
in Catalan el web…
in Japanese (インターネット)ワールドワイドウェブ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 万维网…
in Turkish genel internet ağı (WWW)…
in Russian всемирная паутина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬維網,全球資訊網路…
in Italian il Web, la Grande Rete Mondiale…
in Polish Internet…
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