key sth in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"key sth in" in British English

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key sth in

phrasal verb with key uk   us   /kiː/ verb [T]
B2 (also key sth into sth) to put ​information into a ​computer, ​phone, or other ​machine using a ​keyboard or touchscreen: I ​keyed the ​number in, but nothing ​happened. I gave my ​name and she ​keyed it into her ​computer.
(Definition of key sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"key sth in" in Business English

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key sth in

phrasal verb with key uk   us   /kiː/ verb [I or T]
IT to put ​information into a ​computer or a ​machine using a ​keyboard: I ​keyed in the wrong ​amount at the ​ATM.key sth into sth Have you ​keyed all the ​data into the ​spreadsheet?
(Definition of key sth in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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