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"bookmark" in American English

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bookmarknoun [C]

 us   /ˈbʊkˌmɑrk/
  • bookmark noun [C] (BOOK)

anything ​placed between the ​pages of a ​book to show where a ​personstoppedreading
  • bookmark noun [C] (COMPUTER)

one of a ​list of ​Internetaddresses that you ​keep because you ​visit them often: A bookmark ​simplyserves as a ​shortcut back to the ​website.

bookmarkverb [T]

 us   /ˈbʊkˌmɑrk/
  • bookmark verb [T] (COMPUTER)

to ​save an ​Internetaddress as a bookmark: Loyal visitors ​probably already ​know the ​URL or have it bookmarked in ​theirWebbrowsers.
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"bookmark" in British English

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bookmarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊk.mɑːk/  us   /ˈbʊk.mɑːrk/
  • bookmark noun [C] (PLACE IN BOOK)

(also bookmarker ) a ​piece of ​thickpaper, ​leather, or ​plastic that you put between the ​pages of a ​book so that you can ​find a ​page again ​quickly

bookmarkverb [T]

uk   /ˈbʊk.mɑːk/  us   /ˈbʊk.mɑːrk/
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bookmark" in Business English

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bookmarknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbʊkmɑːk/ INTERNET
a ​record of a ​websiteaddress that you ​add to a ​list of ​websites you use a lot, and ​click on to go ​straight to that ​website: If the ​site is not already on your ​presetmenu of choices, you should set up a bookmark.

bookmarkverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈbʊkmɑːk/ INTERNET
to ​add a ​website to a ​list of ​websites you use a lot, so you can ​click on it to go ​straight to that ​website: You'll want to bookmark this ​page for ​regularreference.
(Definition of bookmark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“bookmark” in Business English

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