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data

noun [U, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈdeɪ.tə/ us    /-t̬ə/
B2 information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making, or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer: The data was/were collected by various researchers. Now the data is/are being transferred from magnetic tape to hard disk.
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in Korean 정보, 데이터, (컴퓨터에 저장된)자료…
in Arabic مَعْلومات, بَيانات…
in French données…
in Turkish bilgi, veri, bilgisayarda saklanabilen yazı…
in Italian dati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信息,數據…
in Russian данные, факты…
in Polish dane…
in Spanish datos…
in Portuguese dados…
in German Daten (pl.)…
in Catalan informació, dades…
in Japanese 資料, データ, (コンピュータ)データ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信息,数据…
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