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dosnoun [plural]

uk   us   /duːz/
dos and don'ts (also do's and don'ts) rules about ​actions and ​activities that ​people should or should not ​perform or take ​part in: The ​teacherspent ten ​minutesexplaining all the dos and don'ts in the ​classroom..

DOSnoun [U]

uk   /dɒs/  us   /dɑːs/ trademark
abbreviation fordiskoperatingsystem: a ​type of ​operatingsystem for ​computers
(Definition of dos from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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DOSnoun [U]

uk   us   /dɒs/
IT abbreviation for diskoperatingsystem: ​software that ​controls a ​computersystem and ​manages the other ​programs, used mainly in older ​computers
(Definition of DOS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dos”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机)磁盘操作系统…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦)磁碟操作系統…
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