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The dfn tag, or Definition element, designates a term that is going to be defined within the content.

Syntax

The closest parent of the <dfn> tag must contain the definition for the term.

<p><dfn>CSS</dfn> stands for Cascading Style Sheets, which are used to create the styles of a web page.</p>

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