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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 ​obtainaccess to a ​place, ​information, or a ​computersystem
(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 yourusername and password to ​access the ​intranet.
(Definition of password from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “password”
in Arabic كَلِمة سِرّ…
in Korean 비밀 번호…
in Portuguese senha…
in Catalan contrasenya…
in Japanese パスワード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口令, 密码…
in Turkish parola, şifre…
in Russian пароль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口令, 密碼…
in Italian password, parola d’ordine…
in Polish hasło…
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