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desktop publishing

noun [U] uk   us   (abbreviation DTP)
the production of finished page designs for books or other printed material, using a small computer and printer
Translations of “desktop publishing”
in French publication assistée par ordinateur, PAO…
in German Kleinauflage…
in Chinese (Traditional) 桌面排版,桌面出版…
in Russian настольная полиграфия…
in Turkish masaüstü basım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桌面排版,桌面出版…
in Polish (mała) poligrafia komputerowa…
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