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word processingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɜrd ˌprɑs·es·ɪŋ, ˌproʊ·ses-/
the ​act of putting ​documents, ​letters, and other ​texts in ​electronicform on a ​computer
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word processingnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation WP) IT
the ​process of ​creating and ​organizingelectronictext using a ​computer: Children learn basic word ​processingskills in ​class. word ​processingpackage/​program/​software
(Definition of word processing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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