Definition of personal computer in English:

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personal computer

Pronunciation: /ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l kəmˈpyo͞odər/


A computer designed for use by one person at a time.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, the Internet and the personal computer are designed for the storing and exchanging of data, not for its security.
  • Almost every game playable on a personal computer allows for keyboard control.
  • In the past, when a disk drive was updated in a personal computer, the old disk drive was thrown away.

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Syllabification: per·son·al com·pu·ter

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