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"icon" in American English

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iconnoun [C]

us   /ˈɑɪ·kɑn/
  • icon noun [C] (REPRESENTATION)

a famous person or thing that represents something of importance: The US Capitol building is an American icon.
  • icon noun [C] (COMPUTER SYMBOL)

a picture on a computer screen that represents a program, disk drive, file, or instruction: Click on the icon to open the program.
  • icon noun [C] (HOLY PAINTING)

a painting of Jesus Christ or of a holy person Note: Used esp. in some Christian religions.
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"icon" in Business English

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iconnoun [C]

uk   /ˈaɪkɒn/ us  
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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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