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"data" in British English

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datanoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈdeɪ.tə/ us   /ˈdeɪ.t̬ə/
B2 information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making, or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer: The data was/were collected by various researchers. Now the data is/are being transferred from magnetic tape to hard disk.

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

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datanoun [U]

us   /ˈdeɪ·t̬ə, ˈdæt̬·ə, ˈdɑt̬·ə/
mathematics, science information collected for use: They had data on health, education, and economic development. Note: Although originally a plural (the rarely used singular is datum) and used with a plural verb, data is now often used as an uncount noun with a singular verb.
(Definition of data from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"data" in Business English

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datanoun [U or plural]

uk   /ˈdeɪtə/ us  
information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help with making decisions: The data shows that more than 80% of the agricultural workforce is Hispanic. financial/personal/sales data The database for each health authority should be able to provide data on the number of staff residing in each location. She earns about $13.50 an hour collecting data for the US Department of Labor.
IT information in an electronic form that can be stored and processed by a computer: The students' task was to prepare all the posters and electronic data for the publicity campaign.
(Definition of data from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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