Definition of paywall in English:


Syllabification: pay·wall
Pronunciation: /ˈpāwôl


  • (On a website) an arrangement whereby access is restricted to users who have paid to subscribe to the site.
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    • Being a former medical professional I can tell you locking up research info behind paywalls is a heinous crime!
    • Assuming this rate holds, you can turn 1,000,000 daily visitors into 50 paying visitors with a paywall.
    • Recap is not the first to liberate these documents from behind the paywall.

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