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personal computernoun [C]

us   /ˈpɜr·sə·nəl kəmˈpyu·t̬ər/ abbreviation PC
a small computer used in homes and offices
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"personal computer" in Business English

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personal computernoun [C]

uk   us  
IT →  PC : Many individuals now look to their personal computers to receive information about their investments.
(Definition of personal computer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “personal computer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 个人计算机,个人电脑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 個人電腦…
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