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bookmark (ˈbʊkˌmɑːk Pronunciation for bookmark



  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: bookmarkPronunciation for 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 الكِتَابPronunciation for عَلَامَةٌ لـِحِفْظِ الصَفْحَةِ عَلَى الكِتَاب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: marcador de páginasPronunciation for marcador de páginas
  • Chinese: 书签Pronunciation for 书签
  • Croatian: straničnikPronunciation for straničnik
  • Czech: záložkaPronunciation for záložkaknižní
  • Danish: bogmærkePronunciation for bogmærke
  • Dutch: bladwijzerPronunciation for bladwijzer
  • European Spanish: marcadorPronunciation for marcador
  • Finnish: kirjanmerkkiPronunciation for kirjanmerkki
  • French: marque-pagePronunciation for marque-page
  • German: LesezeichenPronunciation for Lesezeichen Lesezeichen
  • Greek: σελιδοδείκτηςPronunciation for σελιδοδείκτης
  • Italian: segnalibroPronunciation for segnalibro
  • Japanese: しおりPronunciation for しおり
  • Korean: 책갈피Pronunciation for 책갈피
  • Norwegian: bokmerkePronunciation for bokmerke
  • Polish: zakładkaPronunciation for zakładka
  • Portuguese: marcador de páginasPronunciation for marcador de páginas
  • Romanian: semn de carte semne de carte
  • Russian: закладкаPronunciation for закладка
  • Spanish: marcador de páginaPronunciation for marcador de página
  • Swedish: bokmärkePronunciation for bokmärke
  • Thai: ที่คั่นหนังสือPronunciation for ที่คั่นหนังสือ
  • Turkish: kitap ayracıPronunciation for kitap ayracı
  • Ukrainian: закладка
  • Vietnamese: thẻ đánh dấu trangPronunciation for thẻ đánh dấu trang

Example Sentences Including 'bookmark'

For availability call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663, or bookmark this page and click here after that time.
NME (New Musical Express) (2002)
On the seats were gift bags stuffed with a program, Celine Dion perfume, her new CD, and a commemorative bookmark.
Globe and Mail (2003)
She switched on the table lamp and opened it at the bookmark.
Stewart, Michael Grace
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)
The child readily agreed, and so I received the pretty bookmark at a time of serious illness when I was rather frightened.
Hird, Thora & Gort, Elizabeth I Believe
The way to achieve it is simple: bookmark the sites that provide the information you require, and step beyond them rarely and gingerly.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
There was a note inside that she had apparently used as a bookmark.
Telushkin, Josef The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
Whenever you find a site that answers your queries, follow three simple rules -- bookmark, bookmark , bookmark.
The Australian (2004)
org If there's one site every classic film buff should have firmly parked right at the top of their bookmark list, this is it.
Independent (1998)


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