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"web" in British English

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webnoun [C]

uk   /web/ us   /web/
  • web noun [C] (NET)

B1 a net used to catch insects, made by a spider from the sticky thread that its body produces: We watched a spider spin a web between three tall grass stems.figurative Those involved in the fraud created an intricate web of trading companies to hide their activities.
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  • web noun [C] (SKIN)

the skin connecting the toes of some birds and other animals living by or on water that helps them when swimming

the Webnoun [S]

uk   /web/ us   /web/
A2 the system of connected documents on the internet: Jane's been surfing the Web all morning.

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

"web" in American English

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webnoun [C]

us   /web/
  • web noun [C] (NET)

short form ofcobweb: A spider’s web hung in a corner of the window.
  • web noun [C] (SKIN)

the skin connecting the toes of some water birds and animals which helps them to swim
webbed
adjective us   /webd/
Ducks, gulls, and frogs all have webbed toes.
(Definition of web from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"the Web" in Business English

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the Webnoun [S]

also the web uk   us   IT, INTERNET
the system of connected documents on the internet, often containing pictures, video, and sound, that can be searched for information about a particular subject: access/browse/surf the Web Most of the work can be done using your own computer to access the web.on/over the Web All major travel agents now sell on the Web.
(Definition of the Web from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“web” in British English

“web” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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