Meaning of “app” in the English Dictionary

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"app" in British English

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(Definition of “app” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"app" in Business English

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appnoun [ C ]

uk /æp/ us

IT abbreviation for application or application program: a computer program that is designed for a particular purpose:

After plugging the unit into your wired network, you run a little app on your PC that searches the network to locate the camera.
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IT, COMMUNICATIONS abbreviation for application or application program: a small computer program that you can download onto a mobile phone:

There are apps for everything, from learning Swedish to booking cinema tickets.

(Definition of “app” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)