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permalink

[ pur-muh-lingk ]
/ ˈpɜr məˌlɪŋk /
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noun Digital Technology.

a permanent URL that links to a specific web page, typically a single blog entry or news article.

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Origin of permalink

First recorded in 1995–2000; perma(nent) + link1
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permalink
/ (ˈpɜːməˌlɪŋk) /

noun

an internet hyperlink that is intended to be permanent
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