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English definition of “password”

password

noun [C]     /ˈpɑːs.wɜːd/ US  /ˈpæs.wɝːd/
B1 a secret word or combination of letters or numbers , used for communicating with another person or with a computer to prove who you are: I can't let you in unless you give the password. You can't gain access to the computer system without entering your password.Terminology and vocabularyComputer concepts
(Definition of password noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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