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English definition of “password”

password

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɑːs.wɜːd/ us    /ˈpæs.wɝːd/
B1 a secret word or combination of letters or numbers, used for communicating with another person or with a computer to prove who you are: I can't let you in unless you give the password. You can't gain access to the computer system without entering your password.
(Definition of password from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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