Meaning of DIRECTORY in English
A directory ( such as Yahoo,commonly mistaken for a saerch engine ) depends on people for listings.The main difference between a search engine and a directory is that a directory does not make use of a spider or robot.In other words,a directory will not list your web page if you do not register it with them.Directories are usually divided into categories and you must submit your URL under the most appropriate categories.
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