Meaning of “compiler” in the English Dictionary

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compilernoun [ C ]

uk /kəmˈpaɪlər/ us

a person or organization that collects information and arranges it in a list, report, book, etc.:

Americans spent an estimated $11 billion last year on bottled water, according to the leading compiler of facts and figures about the beverage industry.

IT a computer program that changes the language in which programs are written into instructions that a computer can use


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