computerization

computerize

[kuhm-pyoo-tuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), computerized, computerizing.
1.
to control, perform, process, or store (a system, operation, or information) by means of or in an electronic computer or computers.
2.
to equip with or automate by computers: to computerize a business.
verb (used without object), computerized, computerizing.
3.
to make use of computers: The entire industry is expected to computerize by the end of the year.
Also, especially British, computerise.


Origin:
1955–60; computer + -ize

computerizable, adjective
computerization, noun
uncomputerized, adjective
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computerize or computerise (kəmˈpjuːtəˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to cause (certain operations) to be performed by a computer, esp as a replacement for human labour
2.  (intr) to install a computer
3.  (tr) to control or perform (operations within a system) by means of a computer
4.  (tr) to process or store (information) by means of or in a computer
 
computerise or computerise
 
vb
 
computeri'zation or computerise
 
n
 
computeri'sation or computerise
 
n

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