Meaning of “password” in the English Dictionary

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"password" in British English

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passwordnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɑːs.wɜːd/ us /ˈpæs.wɝːd/

(Definition of “password” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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passwordnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpæsˌwɜrd/

a secret word or phrase that is used to obtain access to a place, information, or a computer system

(Definition of “password” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"password" in Business English

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passwordnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɑːswɜːd/ us /ˈpæswɜrd/ IT

a secret word or combination of letters and numbers that you use to prove who you are when you use a computer, website, etc.:

You need to enter your username and password to access the intranet.

(Definition of “password” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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