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computerizeverb [T]

(UK usually computerise) uk   /kəmˈpjuː.tər.aɪz/  us   /-t̬ə.raɪz/
to use a ​computer to do something that was done by ​people or other ​machines before: They've just computerized the ​wholesystem.
computerization
noun [U] (UK usually computerisation) uk   /kəmˌpjuː.tər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
(Definition of computerize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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computerizeverb [T]

 us   /kəmˈpju·t̬əˌrɑɪz/
to use ​computers to ​operate or ​store something: Our ​lawfirm is in the ​process of computerizing ​ouroldfiles.
computerization
noun [U]  us   /kəmˌpju·t̬ər·əˈzeɪ·ʃən/
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computerizeverb [T]

( UK also computerise) uk   us   /kəmˈpjuːtəraɪz/ IT
to ​record, ​store, and use ​information on a ​computer instead of using ​paperdocuments: Hospitals are being urged to ​cutcosts by computerizing their ​medicalrecords.
to use ​computers to ​operate a ​factory, ​business, ​job, etc.: Over ninety ​percent of the ​firms have computerized their ​accountingsystems and ​manufacturingprocesses.
computerization
noun [U] ( UK also computerisation) /kəmˌpjuːtəraɪˈzeɪʃən/  us /-ṱɚ-/
a ​studyexamining the ​effect of computerization on ​productivity
computerized
adjective (UK also computerised)
computerized ​records a computerized ​votingprocess
(Definition of computerize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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