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input

noun [C/U]    /ˈɪnˌpʊt/
information, money, or energy that is put into a system, organization, or machine so it can operate: [U] The city plans to get input from local community groups. [C] This unit has three audio inputs (= places to connect other devices). input    /ˈɪn·pʊt/ verb [T] (present participle inputting, past tense and past participle input or inputted) keyboard operators inputting data
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