- the ultimate user for whom a machine, as a computer, or product, as a computer program, is designed.
Origin of end user
First recorded in 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for end user
Rather than accept the idea that end-user devices have become a commodity, Dell continues to invest in their value.
These trends are making the expertise and development of PCs and other end-user technologies even more important, not less so.
- (in international trading) the person, organization, or nation that will be the ultimate recipient of goods, esp such as arms or advanced technology
- (as modifier)an end-user certificate
- computing the ultimate destination, such as a program or operator, of information that is being transferred within a system
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