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Wi-Finoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɑɪˈfɑɪ/ trademark
a ​method of ​connecting a ​computer to the ​Internet or to another ​computer without using ​wires: The ​mayor said his ​administration would ​look at making Wi-Fi ​availablecitywide at little or no ​charge.
(Definition of Wi-Fi from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wi-fi" in Business English

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wi-finoun [U]

(also Wi-Fi) uk   us   /ˈwaɪfaɪ/ INTERNET, IT
abbreviation forwirelessfidelity: a ​system used for ​connectingcomputers and other ​electronicequipment to the ​internet without using ​wires: Built-in wi-fi now comes as a ​standardfeature. The coffee ​shop now ​offers free wi-fi. All the cameras on the street are wi-fi ​enabled.wi-fi access/connection/network This ​modelallows you to ​connect to a Wi-Fi ​network in just a couple of ​clicks.wi-fi signal/technology/service More and more cities are ​offeringfree wi-fi ​service. a wi-fi ​hotspot/​zone a wi-fi ​device/​equipment/​phone
(Definition of wi-fi from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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