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geeknoun [C]

 us   /ɡik/
someone who is ​extremelyinterested in ​computers, esp. someone whose only ​interest is ​computers: Thanks to ​brilliantcomputer geeks, I can ​copy, ​scan, ​fax, and ​sendphotos all from a ​singlemachine.
(Definition of geek from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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geeknoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡiːk/ informal IT
someone who knows a lot about ​science or ​technology, especially ​computers: a brilliant computer geek
(Definition of geek from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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