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WYSIWYG

adjective uk   /ˈwɪz.i.wɪɡ/ specialized us  
abbreviation for what you see is what you get: describes an image on a computer screen that is exactly the same when it is printedComputer concepts
(Definition of WYSIWYG from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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