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prompt

noun [C] (COMPUTER)    /prɒmpt/ US  /prɑːmpt/
a sign on a computer screen that shows that the computer is ready to receive your instructions Computer conceptsSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
(Definition of prompt noun (COMPUTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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