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computer

noun [C or U] uk   /kəmˈpjuː.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
A1 an electronic machine that is used for storing, organizing, and finding words, numbers, and pictures, for doing calculations, and for controlling other machines: a personal/home computer All our customer orders are handled by computer. We've put all our records on computer. computer software/hardware computer graphics a computer program
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