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word processor

noun
1.
a computer program or computer system designed for word processing.
2.
a person who performs word processing.
Origin of word processor
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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  • Behind or inside the word processor, as behind any digital processing machine, are standardized components.

British Dictionary definitions for word processor

word processor

noun
1.
  1. a computer program that performs word processing
  2. a computer system designed for word processing
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