Definition of paperless in English:


Syllabification: pa·per·less
Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərˌləs


1Relating to or involving the storage or communication of information in electronic form, rather than on paper: several of the utilities companies have switched to paperless billing
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  • In the case of some customers, the payment of accounts by money-transfer orders can be effected by means of a paperless operation.
  • The system will be web-based and paperless, and will capture information about all goods coming in and out of Ireland.
  • But most important, paperless HR organizations can focus on trends in the workforce, rather than on transactions.
2(Of a person) lacking official documentation or evidence of identity : the federal government aims to identify paperless refugees using spot checks
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  • The jungle is a stretch of wasteland where paperless migrants are sleeping rough, waiting for an opportunity to cross the channel and seek asylum in the UK.

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