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version control Syllabification: ver·sion con·trol

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of version control in English:


The task of keeping a software system consisting of many versions and configurations well organized.
Example sentences
  • The version control system is specific to Magic, the debugger is a Magic debugger, everything is Magic.
  • The first two are free-software version control systems and come with many Linux distributions.
  • At work at the moment I am using some version control software called Visual SourceSafe Explorer.
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