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icon

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaɪkɒn/
COMPUTER B2 a small picture on a computer screen that you choose in order to make the computer do something: Click on the print icon.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsComputer concepts
PERSON/THING B2 a person or thing that is famous because it represents a particular idea or way of life: a cultural/fashion/national icon Fame and famousFamous peopleImportant people and describing important people
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