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sysadmin Line breaks: sys|admin
Pronunciation: /sɪsˈadmɪn/

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Definition of sysadmin in English:


Computing , informal
A system administrator.
Example sentences
  • For British sysadmins this represents uncharted territory.
  • Both gained a niche following with business users and sysadmins.
  • This gives sysadmins breathing space when dealing with security flaps.

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