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compiler

noun [C]
 
 
/kəmˈpaɪlər/
a person or organization that collects information and arranges it in a list, report, book, etc.: Americans spent an estimated $11 billion last year on bottled water, according to the leading compiler of facts and figures about the beverage industry.
IT a computer program that changes the language in which programs are written into instructions that a computer can use →  Compare assembler
Translations of “compiler”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 編纂者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 编纂者…
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