Definition of word processing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


word processing

BrE BrE//ˈwɜːd prəʊsesɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrd prɑːsesɪŋ//
, NAmE//ˈwɜːrd proʊsesɪŋ//
[uncountable] Computer software
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the use of a computer to create, store and print a piece of text, usually typed in from a keyboard We’ve got a computer but I only use it for word processing. See related entries: Computer software
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: word processing