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Topic: COMMUNICATIONS


page

2 verb
     
page2 [transitive]
1TC to call someone's name out in a public place, especially using a loudspeaker, in order to find them:
She hurried to the reception desk and asked the girl to page her husband.
2TCB to send a message to someone's pager asking them to go somewhere or telephone someone:
He was constantly being paged during meetings.
the paging network

page down

phrasal verb
TDcomputer to press a special key on a computer that makes the screen show the page after the one you are reading:
It's not there, so page down and see if you can find it.

page through something

phrasal verb
to look at a book, magazine etc by turning the pages quickly

page up

phrasal verb
TDcomputer to press a special key on a computer that makes the screen show the page before the one you are reading
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