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database management system
(Computer Science) database management system
database management system: a set of software programs for controlling the storage, retrieval, and modification of organized data in a computerized database.
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|Noun||1.||DBMS - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database|
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
relational database management system - a database management system designed to manage a relational database
object-oriented database management system - a database management system designed to manage an object-oriented database