[ em-es daws, -dos ]
/ ˈɛmˌɛs ˈdɔs, -ˈdɒs /
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an operating system for personal computers, originally developed by Microsoft for IBM computers.
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British Dictionary definitions for MS DOS
/ (ɛmˈɛsˈdɒs) /
trademark computing a type of disk operating system
Word Origin for MS-DOS
C20: from M (icro) s (oft), the company that developed it, + DOS
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