Definition of word processor in English:

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word processor


A program or machine for storing, manipulating, and formatting text entered from a keyboard and providing a printout.
Example sentences
  • At times like this, a suite of office software with a word processor, a spreadsheet and a selection of other handy office tools comes into its own.
  • In addition to the usual bug fixes, the update is said to add not only a web browser and an email program, but a word processor and a spreadsheet.
  • It also allows the user to copy and paste the text into a word processor, email or clipboard.

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Syllabification: word proc·es·sor

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