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the World Wide Web

noun
 
 
all the websites (= pages of text and pictures) on the Internet Computer conceptsInternet terminology and abbreviations
Translations of “the World Wide Web”
in Korean 월드 와이드 웹…
in Arabic الشَبَكَة العالَمِيّة…
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 Italian il Web, la Grande Rete Mondiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬維網,全球資訊網路…
in Russian всемирная паутина…
in Turkish genel internet ağı (WWW)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 万维网…
in Polish Internet…
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