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English definition of “real-time”

real-time

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈrɪəltaɪm/
IT, INTERNET used to describe the way in which a computer system receives data and then communicates it or makes it available immediately: Our system allows suppliers to tap directly into our order systems with real-time access to order flow. Today, faster communications and real-time trading mean that fluctuations in the market in New York travel around the world almost instantly. real-time data/information/communications
(Definition of real-time adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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