[ klik-throo ]
/ ˈklɪkˌθru /
the act of clicking on an advertisement or other link to go to another website, especially a retail site: The store gets lots of clickthroughs from social media.
Also called clickthrough rate, clickthrough percentage. a percentage obtained by dividing the number of clicks on a link, especially an advertisement, by the number of times the link was viewed: a successful ad with a clickthrough of three percent.
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Origin of clickthrough
First recorded in 1995–2000
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British Dictionary definitions for click through
verb (tr, adverb)
to navigate around (a website) using the links provided to move onto different pages
(of a website) able to be navigated by means of links between different pages
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