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English definition of “breadcrumbs”

breadcrumbs

noun [plural]     /ˈbredkrʌmz/ (also cookie crumbs, also breadcrumb trail)
IT, INTERNET the history of exactly how you got to a particular website, web page, etc. on the internet, that is recorded and stored on your computer: Breadcrumbs reduce the number of things the user has to do in order to get to a higher-level page.
(Definition of breadcrumbs noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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