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key·word

also key word  (kē′wûrd′)
n.
1. A word that serves as a key to a code or cipher.
2. A significant or descriptive word.
3. A word used as a reference point for finding other words or information.

keyword

(ˈkiːˌwɜːd)
n
1. a word used as a key to a code
2. any significant word or phrase, esp a word used to describe the contents of a document

key′word`

or key′ word`,


n.
a word that serves as a key, as to the meaning of another word, a sentence, or a passage.
[1855–60]

keyword

Any word typed into a search engine by a user in order to initiate an online search. Website developers strive to include as many potential keywords in their content as possible in order to maximize their potential visitors.
Translations
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