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English definition of “GIF”

GIF

noun     /ɡɪf/ IT
abbreviation for Graphic Interchange Format : a type of computer file that is often used for images on the internet : Scan the picture and email it to us in GIF format .
(Definition of GIF noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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