default to sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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default to sth

phrasal verb with default uk   /dɪˈfɒlt/  us   /-ˈfɑːlt/ verb [I]
If a ​computerdefaults to a way of ​operating, it ​automatically uses it if you do not ​intentionallychange it.
(Definition of default to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “default to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机)默认…,缺省为……
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦)默認…,缺省為…,預設為……
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