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English definition of “open”

open

verb [T] (COMPUTER)    /ˈəʊ.pən/ US  /ˈoʊ-/
B1 If you open a computer document or program, you make it ready to read or use: To open a new document, click 'File', then click 'New'. Click the desktop icon to open the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary.Operating computers
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