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See also: data-base and data base

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EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

data +‎ base

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

database (plural databases)

  1. (general) A collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machine-readable format accessible by a computer.
    I have a database of all my contacts in my personal organizer.
  2. (computing) A set of tables in a database(1).
    The "books" database will have three tables, and the "customers" database will have two tables.
  3. (computing) A software program for storing, retrieving and manipulating a database(1).
    Which database do you use: MySQL or Oracle?
  4. (computing) A combination of (1) and (2).

AbbreviationsEdit

  • (computer software): DB

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

computer software
  • database management system
  • TranslationsEdit

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    VerbEdit

    database (third-person singular simple present databases, present participle databasing, simple past and past participle databased)

    1. To enter data into a database

    DanishEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Borrowed from English database.

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /daːtabaːsə/, [ˈd̥æːtˢaˌb̥æːsə], [ˌd̥æːtˢaˈb̥æːsə]

    NounEdit

    database c (singular definite databasen, plural indefinite databaser)

    1. database [from 1970]

    InflectionEdit

    Further readingEdit


    DutchEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Borrowed from English database.

    PronunciationEdit

    • (file)
    • Hyphenation: da‧ta‧base

    NounEdit

    database f (plural databases, diminutive databaseje n)

    1. database

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    FrenchEdit

    NounEdit

    database f (plural databases)

    1. (dated) database

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    InterlinguaEdit

    NounEdit

    database (plural databases)

    1. database

    ItalianEdit

    NounEdit

    database m (invariable)

    1. database

    Norwegian BokmålEdit

     
    Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia no

    EtymologyEdit

    From data +‎ base

    NounEdit

    database m (definite singular databasen, indefinite plural databaser, definite plural databasene)

    1. (computing) a database

    ReferencesEdit


    Norwegian NynorskEdit

     
    Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia nn

    EtymologyEdit

    From data +‎ base

    NounEdit

    database m (definite singular databasen, indefinite plural databasar, definite plural databasane)

    1. (computing) a database

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