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“clipboard” in British English

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clipboardnoun

uk /ˈklɪp.bɔːd/ us /ˈklɪp.bɔːrd/

(Definition of “clipboard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“clipboard” in American English

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clipboardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈklɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

a board with a piece of metal at the top that holds sheets of paper in position and provides a surface for writing on

(Definition of “clipboard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“clipboard” in Business English

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clipboardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈklɪpbɔːd/ us

a board with a clip at the top which holds sheets of paper in place, and which provides a surface for writing on:

She was approached by a market researcher with a clipboard.

IT an area for storing information temporarily in a computer when you are moving it from one position or document to another:

You draw the shape somewhere on your worksheet, click on it, and copy it to the clipboard.

(Definition of “clipboard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)