pay-per-click

[ pey-per-klik ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˈklɪk /

noun

a system used to set prices for online advertisements on a search engine or other website, by which the advertiser pays a small fee to the website publisher each time a user clicks on the advertisement.

adjective

noting or relating to such a system: pay-per-click ads to reach your target customers. Abbreviation: PPC

Nearby words

  1. pay your money and take your choice,
  2. pay-and-display,
  3. pay-as-you-go,
  4. pay-as-you-throw,
  5. pay-in,
  6. pay-per-view,
  7. pay-to-play,
  8. pay-tv,
  9. payable,
  10. payback

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British Dictionary definitions for pay-per-click

pay-per-click

noun

a system of payment used on the internet in which an advertiser on a website pays the website owner according to the number of people who visit the advertiser's website via the hyperlinked advert on the owner's website
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