Definition of COBOL in English:

COBOL

Syllabification: COBOL
Pronunciation: /ˈkōˌbôl
 
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noun

  • A computer programming language designed for use in commerce.

Origin

1960s: from co(mmon) b(usiness) o(riented) l(anguage).

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