Google

EnglishEdit

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The logo of Google.

EtymologyEdit

The company was named for a misspelling of googol, or one followed by a hundred zeros, alluding to the site's purpose of providing easy access to vast amounts of information.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Google

  1. a particular Internet company
  2. (computing) a search engine that popularized the company of the same name

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Usage notesEdit

This term may have trademark status.

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VerbEdit

Google ‎(third-person singular simple present Googles, present participle Googling, simple past and past participle Googled)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of google

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Google.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuːɡəl/, [ˈɡuːɡəl], [ˈɡuːɡl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Goo‧gle

Proper nounEdit

Google

  1. Google (search engine)

Usage notesEdit

  • This noun has no gender and no plural form.[1]

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/Google

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Google.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Google m, f

  1. Google (search engine or company)

Usage notesEdit

When referring to the search engine the noun is often treated as masculine, when referring to the company itself as feminine[1].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Qual a diferença entre “o Google” e “a Google”?”[1], retrieved November 05, 2015
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