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"hard disk" in British English

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hard disknoun [C]

uk   us  
B2 a ​device that is ​fixed inside a ​computer and is used to ​storeprograms and ​information
(Definition of hard disk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hard disknoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑrd ˈdɪsk/ (also hard drive,  us   /ˈhɑrd ˈdrɑɪv/ )
a disk with a ​magneticcovering on which a ​largeamount of ​information can be ​stored and used by a ​computer
(Definition of hard disk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hard disk" in Business English

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hard disknoun [C]

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(Definition of hard disk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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