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bookmark  (ˈbʊkˌmɑːk



  1. Also called: bookmarker a strip or band of some material, such as leather or ribbon, put between the pages of a book to mark a place
  2. (computing)
    1. an address for a website stored on a computer so that the user can easily return to the site
    2. an identifier placed in a document so that part of the document can be accessed easily


  1. (transitive) (computing)
    1. to identify and store (a website) so that one can return to it easily
    2. to place a bookmark in (a document)

Translations for 'bookmark'

  • British English: bookmark A bookmark is a narrow piece of card or cloth that you put between the pages of a book so that you can find a particular page easily.ˈbʊkˌmɑːk NOUN
  • Arabic: عَلَامَةٌ لـِحِفْظِ الصَفْحَةِ عَلَى الكِتَاب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: marcador de páginas
  • Chinese: 书签
  • Croatian: straničnik
  • Czech: záložkaknižní
  • Danish: bogmærke
  • Dutch: bladwijzer
  • European Spanish: marcador
  • Finnish: kirjanmerkki
  • French: marque-page
  • German: Lesezeichen Lesezeichen
  • Greek: σελιδοδείκτης
  • Italian: segnalibro
  • Japanese: しおり
  • Korean: 책갈피
  • Norwegian: bokmerke
  • Polish: zakładka
  • Portuguese: marcador de páginas
  • Romanian: semn de carte semne de carte
  • Russian: закладка
  • Spanish: marcador de página
  • Swedish: bokmärke
  • Thai: ที่คั่นหนังสือ
  • Turkish: kitap ayracı
  • Ukrainian: закладка
  • Vietnamese: thẻ đánh dấu trang

Example Sentences Including 'bookmark'

There was a note inside that she had apparently used as a bookmark.
Telushkin, Josef The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
The book remained in place, but the bookmark she noticed in it had changed places, suggesting either a very slow or a cyclic reading.
Anthony Masters CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
She switched on the table lamp and opened it at the bookmark.
Stewart, Michael Grace


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