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autocomplete

[aw-toh-kuh m-pleet]Computers.
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noun Also Au·to·Com·plete.
  1. a feature of a word processor, email program, web browser, etc., that automatically predicts the remaining characters in a word or phrase based on what has been typed or input before: If you supply the information, your browser will be able to use autocomplete to fill out online forms.
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verb (used with object), au·to·com·plet·ed, au·to·com·plet·ing.
  1. to complete (a sequence of characters), as in a name, address, or password, or fill in (a form or document): The virtual keyboard on my mobile phone amazingly autocompletes most of what I want to type! Filling out forms is so much easier when the computer autocompletes them for you.
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Related formsau·to·com·ple·tion, noun
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