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application program

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noun
  1. Computers. a program used for a particular application (opposed to system program).
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Also called application software, applications software.
Related formsapplication programmer, nounapplication programming, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for application programming

application program

noun
  1. a computer program that is written and designed for a specific need or purpose
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