- noun a group of international industry members that work together to develop common standards for the World Wide Web.
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- noun a consortium of organisations, programmers, developers, industry executives and users which seeks to guide the future development of the World Wide Web and ensure that all web technologies are compatible with one another.
- acronym forWorld Wide Web Consortium
- An organization which develops and promotes standards and software for the World Wide Web. Its abbreviation is W3C, or W3 consortium.