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English definition of “ELF”

ELF

noun [U] uk   /ˌiː.elˈef/ us  

ELF noun [U] (LANGUAGE)

abbreviation for English as a lingua franca: the type of English used by speakers of other languages as a way of communicating among themselves

ELF noun [U] (COMPUTING)

abbreviation for executable and linkable format: a system for storing and moving computer files that contain programs
(Definition of ELF noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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