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database

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdeɪtəbeɪs/ IT
a computer system containing a large amount of information that can be looked at or changed easily: The group now has a database of 3,000 members.a database for (doing) sth They incorporated the data into a searchable database for analysing different risk factors.enter/put sth into/onto a database It was his job to enter the information into the database. build/create a database a computer/electronic/online database a national/government/federal database database software
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