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autocomplete

Line breaks: auto|com¦plete
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːtəʊkəmˈpliːt
 
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Definition of autocomplete in English:

noun

Computing
A software function that completes words or strings without the user needing to type them in full.
Example sentences
  • This week, there were red faces at the credit card division, after someone pointed out that customers were able to use an autocomplete option for their password.
  • A lot of web developers not only turn off autocomplete for credit card input, but they disable autocomplete on many logins.
  • I started off entering each individually, but quite a few had been caught by that infuriating invasion of privacy: autocomplete.

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