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databasenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdeɪ·t̬əˌbeɪs, ˈdæt̬·ə-, ˈdɑt̬·ə-/
a ​largeamount of ​informationstored in a ​computersystem in such a way that it can be ​easilylooked at or ​changed
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databasenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdeɪ.tə.beɪs/  us   /ˈdeɪ.t̬ə.beɪs/
B2 a ​largeamount of ​informationstored in a ​computersystem in such a way that it can be ​easilylooked at or ​changed: We're ​linked to the ​online database at ​ourheadoffice.

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databasenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdeɪtəbeɪs/ IT
a ​computersystem 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 ​riskfactors.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
(Definition of database from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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