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computer

Syllabification: com·put·er
Pronunciation: /kəmˈpyo͞odər
 
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Definition of computer in English:

noun

1An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
Example sentences
  • The laws were designed to prosecute people who hack into computers and steal information.
  • Patients will receive information through their computers on how to manage their disease.
  • The updated carriages also sport power sockets for notebook computers and other devices.
Synonyms
1.1A person who makes calculations, especially with a calculating machine.

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