Meaning of “the World Wide Web” in the English Dictionary

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"the World Wide Web" in British English

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(Definition of “the World Wide Web” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"World Wide Web" in American English

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World Wide Webnoun [ U ]

us /ˈwɜrld ˌwɑɪd ˈweb/ abbreviation WWW , short form Web

an information network of text, pictures, and sound that people have access to when they use the Internet

(Definition of “World Wide Web” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © 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 connected documents 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)