search-engine optimization: the methods used to boost the ranking or frequency of a website in results returned by a search engine, in an effort to maximize user traffic to the site: The first step in SEO is to generate keywords that are relevant to your site's content.
See also SEM(def 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for search engine optimization (1 of 2)
search engine optimization
search engine optimisation
computing the process of adjusting the content, structure, etc, of a website so that it will be displayed prominently by a search engine
British Dictionary definitions for search engine optimization (2 of 2)
computing search engine optimization
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