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key word

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  1. key wordnoun

    a word that is used as a pattern to decode an encrypted message

  2. key wordnoun

    a significant word used in indexing or cataloging


  1. key word

    A key word is a word or term that is of great significance or importance. In the context of search engines and online content, it refers to a specific word or phrase that describes the contents of a webpage and is often used to improve search engine optimization. In research or academics, a key word is often used to identify or summarize the main points or themes of a study or paper.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of key word in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of key word in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of key word in a Sentence

  1. Jose Munoz:

    The key word is flexibility, i can't (give) you concrete numbers now but we have already started to work on how we can capitalise on the available capacity in Japan for North America.

  2. Myles Faith:

    A key word is structure and recognizing how hard this is, we have to be empathizing with what families are going through.

  3. Sara Landvik:

    We want to collect as many diverse species of fungi as possible, diversity is really the key word for everything that we do.

  4. Le Pen:

    The key word will be pragmatism, not ideology.

  5. Brad Carruthers:

    Qualified immunity isn’t used very often, if an officer does something wrong, they don’t qualify. That’s the key word of those two words, 'qualified immunity.' They do something egregious, they don’t qualify for it.

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