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Y2K

noun [U]
 
 
IT
abbreviation for the Year 2000: used to refer to the problems that were expected with computers when the date changed from 1999 to 2000: Many industry experts today believe the Y2K problem was exaggerated.
Translations of “Y2K”
in Chinese (Traditional) 2000年…
in Chinese (Simplified) 2000年…
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