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server

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.vər/ us    /ˈsɝː.vɚ/

server noun [C] (COMPUTING)

B1 computing a central computer from which other computers get information: a client/network/file server

server noun [C] (PROVIDE FOOD/DRINK)

a large spoon, etc. that is used for serving food: salad servers US a person who serves food in a restaurant
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