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English definition of “patch”

patch

noun [C] (COMPUTER)    /pætʃ/
a small computer program that can be added to an existing program in order to make the existing program work as it should: I downloaded a patch from their website. → Compare plug-inComputer programming and software
(Definition of patch noun (COMPUTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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