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autocomplete

[ aw-toh-kuhm-pleet ]
/ ˌɔ toʊ kəmˈplit /
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noun Also Au·to·Com·plete .

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.

verb (used with object), au·to·com·plet·ed, au·to·com·plet·ing.

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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