COBOL

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CO·BOL

 (kō′bôl′)
n.
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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COBOL

(ˈkəʊˌbɒl) or

Cobol

n
(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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COBOL

(ˈkoʊ bɔl)

n.
a high-level computer language suited for writing programs to process large files of data.
[1955–60; co(mmon)b(usiness)-o(riented)l(anguage)]
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COBOL

Common Business Oriented Language.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.COBOL - common business-oriented language
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
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Translations

COBOL

[ɥST>kəʊbɒl] N (Comput) → COBOL m
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COBOL

[ˈkəʊbɒl] nCOBOL m
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COBOL

abbr of common business oriented languageCOBOL
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COBOL

[ˈkəʊbɔːl] n abbr (Comput) =common business orientated languageCOBOL m
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Clerity, Chicago, a full-service provider of mainframe migration , modernization, and optimizationsolutions, has introduced enhanced automated Assembler conversion tools and services to help companies efficiently translate Assembler application components into readable, maintainable COBOL language code.
Software Mining Ltd, founded and led by Dr Cyrus Montakhab, has developed a unique technology based on Artificial Intelligence techniques which Dr Montakhab developed to enable programs based on the COBOL language to be effectively converted to more modern environments such as Java and .Net.