Meaning of “query language” in the English Dictionary

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"query language" in Business English

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query languagenoun [ C ]

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IT a way of getting particular information that you want from a large amount of information held on a computer database, spreadsheet, etc.:

HR managers need to be able to use a database query language to make graphs and calculations from staff data.

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