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"binary" in British English

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binaryadjective

uk   /ˈbaɪ.nər.i/ us   /ˈbaɪ.nɚ.i/ specialized
consisting of two parts
(Definition of binary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"binary" in American English

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binaryadjective [not gradable]

/ˈbɑɪ·nə·ri/
consisting of two of something
Binary also describes a numbering system using only two numbers, zero and one
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"binary" in Business English

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binaryadjective

uk   /ˈbaɪnəri/ us  
IT relating to a system of counting, used in computers, in which only the numbers 0 and 1 are used: the binary system
based on only two numbers: a binary code/digit/number
consisting of two parts: The markets face a simple binary decision - stay or go.
binary
noun [U]
IT All computer equipment deals only in binary.
(Definition of binary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “binary”
in Vietnamese nhị phân…
in Spanish binario…
in Malaysian perduaan…
in Thai ระบบฐานสอง…
in French binaire…
in German binär…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙的, 由兩部分組成的…
in Russian двоичный…
in Turkish bilhassa bilgisayarda 1 ve 0 rakamlarını kullanan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双的, 由两部分组成的…
in Indonesian binari, biner…
in Polish dwójkowy, binarny…
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“binary” in Business English

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