COBOL(redirected from COBOL programming language)
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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).]
(Computer Science) a high-level computer programming language designed for general commercial use
[C20: co(mmon) b(usiness) o(riented) l(anguage)]
a high-level computer language suited for writing programs to process large files of data.
Common Business Oriented Language.