Definition of database in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdadəˌbās/
Pronunciation: /ˈdādəˌbās/


A structured set of data held in a computer, especially one that is accessible in various ways.
Example sentences
  • This will search the surface Web, and will access the online databases to search for information there as well.
  • Big databases means big software and big computer systems, and these cost millions to develop and to maintain.
  • Access to computer databases mean instant checks can be carried out.

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Syllabification: da·ta·base

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