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A programming language developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s, widely used for business applications. It has some syntactic features that resemble English.
[Co(mmon) B(usiness-)O(riented) L(anguage).]
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(Computer Science) a high-level computer programming language designed for general commercial use
[C20: co(mmon) b(usiness) o(riented) l(anguage)]
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a high-level computer language suited for writing programs to process large files of data.
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Common Business Oriented Language.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
COBOL[ɥST>kəʊbɒl] N (Comput) → COBOL m
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COBOL[ˈkəʊbɒl] n → COBOL m
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COBOL[ˈkəʊbɔːl] n abbr (Comput) =common business orientated language → COBOL m
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