There are 2 main definitions of JavaScript in English:

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JavaScript 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːvəˌskrɪpt/

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noun

[mass noun] trademark
An object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers.
Example sentences
  • Finally, you can use JavaScript to redirect the browser to a new page depending on whether or not the plug-in was found.
  • There is also JavaScript on the site, notably in some navigational aids.
  • In the case of JavaScript, our application has a common set of function calls used by the web page.

Origin

1990s: from Java2 + script1.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Java¦Script

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There are 2 main definitions of JavaScript in English:

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JavaScript 2

Pronunciation: /ˈjävəskript/ Pronunciation: /ˈjavə-/

noun

trademark
An object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers.

Origin

1990s: from Java2 + script1.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Ja·va·Script

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