Definition of bookmark in English:


Line breaks: book|mark
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkmɑːk


  • 1A strip of leather, card, or other material, used to mark one’s place in a book.
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    • It contains books, journals, little cards and bookmarks.
    • In the vain hope that if she ignored him, he might go away, she took out her book again, opening it to where her bookmark had marked her spot.
    • She stared at the shut door for a moment, before putting the supermarket receipt she used as a bookmark in to mark her place and carefully closing the book.
  • 1.1A record of the address of a website, file, or other data made to enable quick access in future.
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    • They will cost you time, though, because you access your bookmarks via an Internet connection.
    • Now a new, free, service aims to provide users with personal website directories enabling them to access their bookmarks from any PC in the world.
    • That means Web page bookmarks, stock lists, and weather settings have to be stored on the PC rather than the player.


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  • Record the address of (a website, file, etc.) to enable quick access in future: fans will want to bookmark this site
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    • Web pages that users bookmarked did not match the most-popular sites visited as a whole from the group.
    • But as we've already explored, bookmarking pages within an application is generally discouraged.
    • Perhaps you could try bookmarking the login page in case that stops working again.

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