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English definition of “face-recognition software”

face-recognition software

noun [U] uk   /ˌfeɪs.rek.əɡˈnɪʃ.ənˌsɒft.weər/ us    /-ˌsɑːft.wer/ (also facial-recognition software,   /ˌfeɪ.ʃəl.rek.əɡˈnɪʃ.ənˌsɒft.weər/    /-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 from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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