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English definition of “electronic”


adjective (COMPUTING)    /ɪˌlekˈtrɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈtrɑː.nɪk/
B1 relating to computers or something that is done by computers : electronic communication / cash electronic publishing Computer concepts electronically     /-ˈtrɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/ US  /-ˈtrɑː.nɪ.kəl.i/ adverb B2 electronically generated graphics electronically stored information Electricity and electronics
(Definition of electronic adjective (COMPUTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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