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"desktop publishing" in British English

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desktop publishingnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdesk.tɒp ˈpʌb.lɪ.ʃɪŋ/ us   /ˌdesk.tɑːp ˈpʌb.lɪ.ʃɪŋ/ abbreviation DTP
the production of finished page designs for books or other printed material, using a small computer and printer
(Definition of desktop publishing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"desktop publishing" in American English

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desktop publishingnoun [U]

us   /ˈdeskˌtɑp ˈpʌb·lɪ·ʃɪŋ/
the process of producing printed material by using a small computer 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
desktop publisher
noun [C]
The average pay of a desktop publisher is around $20 an hour.
(Definition of desktop publishing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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