Definition of paywall in English:

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paywall

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪwɔːl/

noun

(On a website) an arrangement whereby access is restricted to users who have paid to subscribe to the site.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

paywalled

adjective
Example sentences
  • Don't bet on iPad apps being a saviour for expensive magazines, paywalled newspapers, etc. any time soon.
  • I can't get at the full report, as Piper Jaffray has it paywalled and sells it to customers.
  • If A Blogger Links To The New Paywalled NY Times, And It Leads To A Subscription, Will The NYT Pay The Blogger?

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