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verb [T] (UK usually computerise)     /kəmˈpjuː.tər.aɪz/ US  /-t̬ə.raɪz/
to use a computer to do something that was done by people or other machines before: They've just computerized the whole system.Operating computers computerization (UK usually computerisation)     /kəmˌpjuː.tər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/ noun [U]
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