application program

or applications program


noun

Computers. a program used for a particular application (opposed to system program).
Also called application software, applications software.

Related forms

application programmer, nounapplication programming, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for application program

application program


noun

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