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word processing

or word-processing

writing, editing, and production of documents, as letters, reports, and books, through the use of a computer program or a complete computer system designed to facilitate rapid and efficient manipulation of text.
Abbreviation: WP.
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1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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word processing

the composition of documents using a computer system to input, edit, store, and print them
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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word processing in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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