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data capture

noun [U] uk   us  
any method of collecting information and then changing it into a form that can be read and used by a computer
Translations of “data capture”
in Chinese (Traditional) 數據捕捉,數據收集,數據獲取…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数据捕捉,数据收集,数据获取…
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