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GPSnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdʒiː.piːˈes/  us   /ˌdʒiː.piːˈes/
abbreviation forglobalpositioningsystem: a ​system that can show the ​exactposition of a ​person or thing by using ​signals from satellites (= ​objects in ​space that ​sendsignals to ​earth)
(Definition of GPS from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"GPS" in Business English

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GPSnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdʒiːpiːˈes/ IT
abbreviation for Global Positioning System: a way of using satellitedata to show where something is on a ​map, give ​users directions, etc.: The ​unit uses GPS to ​determine the ​delivery truck's ​position. GPS ​technology/​device/​system
(Definition of GPS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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