Definition of paywall noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpeɪwɔːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪwɔːl//
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a feature of a website that prevents users from accessing certain web pages unless they have paid to use the website The most interesting pages on the site are behind a paywall. I used to read the newspaper online until the company put up a paywall.