Definition of computerize in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəmˈpyo͞odəˌrīz/


[with object] (often as adjective computerized)
1Convert to a system that is operated or controlled by computer: the advantages of computerized accounting
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  • Car control systems are increasingly computerized, and the small repair shops find themselves being locked out of technical information they need.
  • Today, electromechanical and computerized devices have given the reproducing piano a new lease of life.
  • This story about computerized car-security devices doesn't talk about the safety issues.
1.1Convert (information) to a form that is stored or processed by computer: a computerized register of dogs
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  • Of course, all computerised information is vulnerable, but offline stores, hospitals and your dentist use computers too.
  • You see, some 350 UK schools have been fingerprinting their pupils without their parents' knowledge, and computerising the information.
  • The members were informed that the Council is currently in the process of computerising the records for the cemetery which will set out in detail all information relating to interments and available grave plots.



Pronunciation: /kəmˌpyo͞odərəˈzāSHən/ Pronunciation: /kəmˌpyo͞odəˌrīˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Such guidelines should cover the definition of a graveyard, a land-efficient burial system, the burial techniques employed, computerization of administration and fostering of a partnership pattern.
  • The regulatory rules were also sometimes oblivious to big economic changes and thus in effect rendered obsolete by new technologies like computerization or by persistent disorders like inflation.
  • Along with computerization, the commission will be buying fleets of motorcycles and batteries of cellphones, to speed the relay of precinct tallies to regional and national tabulation centers.

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Syllabification: com·put·er·ize

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