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noun [C] uk   /ˈkiː.bɔːd/  us   /-bɔːrd/
A2 the set of keys on a computer or typewriter that you press in order to make it work, or the row of keys on a musical instrument such as a pianoA2 an electronic musical instrument similar to a piano
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verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkiː.bɔːd/  us   /-bɔːrd/
to put information into a computer using a keyboard
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