[ pree-pros-es-er, -uh-ser or, especially British, -proh-ses-er, -suh-ser ]
/ ˈpriˌprɒs ɛs ər, -ə sər or, especially British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ər, -sə sər /
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a program that performs some type of processing, as organization of data or preliminary computation, in advance of another program that will perform most of the processing.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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