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English definition of “face-recognition software”

face-recognition software

noun [U]     /ˌfeɪs.rek.əɡˈnɪʃ.ənˌsɒft.weər/ US  /-ˌsɑːft.wer/ (also facial-recognition software,   /ˌfeɪ.ʃəl.rek.əɡˈnɪʃ.ənˌsɒft.weər/   US  /-ˌsɑːft.wer/)
software that can recognize a person from a digital image of their face: Face-recognition software allows you to log into your computer using your face as your password.
(Definition of face-recognition software noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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