end user

or end-us·er


noun

the ultimate user for whom a machine, as a computer, or product, as a computer program, is designed.

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Origin of end user

First recorded in 1960–65
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Example sentences 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.

    Why PCs Still Matter|Kirk Schell, Executive Director, Dell|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • These trends are making the expertise and development of PCs and other end-user technologies even more important, not less so.

    Why PCs Still Matter|Kirk Schell, Executive Director, Dell|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for end user

end user

noun

  1. (in international trading) the person, organization, or nation that will be the ultimate recipient of goods, esp such as arms or advanced technology
  2. (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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