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virtual assistant

[ vur-choo-uhluh-sis-tuhnt ]
/ 藞v蓽r t蕛u 蓹l 蓹藞s瑟s t蓹nt /
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noun
a person, as a freelance office assistant, who works remotely in an administrative role.
Also called dig路it路al as路sis路tant [dij-i-tluh-sis-tuhnt], /藞d瑟d蕭 瑟 tl 蓹藞s瑟s t蓹nt/, voice as路sis路tant [voisuh-sis-tuhnt] /藞v蓴瑟s 蓹藞s瑟s t蓹nt/ .Digital Technology. a device or piece of software that can perform basic tasks and answer some questions in response to spoken natural language, often following a command or prompt.
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Origin of virtual assistant

First recorded in 2000鈥05 for def. 1, and in 2010鈥15 for def. 2
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