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English definition of “multitasking”

multitasking

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌmʌltiˈtɑːskiŋ/ US   /ˈmʌltiˌtæskiŋ/
the ability to do several different jobs at the same time: Women are supposed to be more adept at multitasking and communicating. multitasking skills
IT a computing process that allows a computer to operate several different programs at the same time: a multitasking operating system
(Definition of multitasking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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