Definition of multi-user in English:


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Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈjuːzə


  • 1Denoting a computer system that is able to be used by a number of people simultaneously.
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    • The server is a multi-tasking, multi-user computer system that provides a variety of shared resources and managerial functions, including those of Internet gateway, firewall, e-mail, file storage and system backup.
    • And we'd say that surely a more solid, multi-tasking, multi-user operating system that crashes less frequently would perhaps make for a better solution.
    • Since those days, most multi-user operating systems have employed some degree of virtualization, though in the past it was quite a different beast than today's cross-platform emulation.
  • 1.1Denoting a computer game in which several players participate simultaneously.

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