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paywall

or pay wall

[ pey-wawl ]
/ ˈpeɪˌwɔl /
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noun
a system in which access to all or part of a website is restricted to paid subscribers: Some newspapers have put their content behind a paywall.
the part of a website that can be accessed only by paid subscribers.
verb (used with object)
to restrict access to (all or part of a website) to paid subscribers: Here’s an abstract, but the full article is paywalled.
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Origin of paywall

First recorded in 2005–10; pay1 + (fire)wall
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