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English definition of “icon”


noun [C]     /ˈaɪkɒn/
IT a small picture or symbol on a computer screen that you click on to make the computer do something, for example open a file , start a program , or save a document : When you've finished , click the Menu icon and the Exit button .
a very famous person or thing that is used by society to represent a set of beliefs or a way of life : The American company has become a global superbrand, an icon of capitalism . a brand / fashion / cultural icon
(Definition of icon noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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