Definition of programmer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌɡramər/


1A person who writes computer programs.
Example sentences
  • Bob is a software computer programmer and Mary previously worked as an executive secretary.
  • Throughout my 20s I was a computer programmer writing software for IBM mainframes.
  • Experienced Java programmers are likely to be more at home with this latest revision.
1.1A device that automatically controls the operation of something in accordance with a prescribed program.

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Syllabification: pro·gram·mer

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