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desktop publishingnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation DTP)
the ​production of ​finishedpagedesigns for ​books or other ​printedmaterial, using a ​smallcomputer and ​printer
(Definition of desktop publishing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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desktop publishingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdeskˌtɑp ˈpʌb·lɪ·ʃɪŋ/
the ​process of ​producingprintedmaterial by using a ​smallcomputer and a ​printer
(Definition of desktop publishing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"desktop publishing" in Business English

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desktop publishingnoun [U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation DTP)
IT the ​process of using a ​smallcomputer and ​printer to ​producesmallbooks and other ​printedmaterial: desktoppublishingbusiness a desktoppublishingprogram desktoppublishingsoftware
desktop publisher
noun [C]
The ​averagepay of a ​desktoppublisher is around $20 an hour.
(Definition of desktop publishing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “desktop publishing”
in French publication assistée par ordinateur, PAO…
in German Kleinauflage…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桌面排版,桌面出版…
in Turkish masaüstü basım…
in Russian настольная полиграфия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 桌面排版,桌面出版…
in Polish (mała) poligrafia komputerowa…
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