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end user

noun
1.
the ultimate user for whom a machine, as a computer, or product, as a computer program, is designed.
Also, end-user.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for end-user

end user

noun
1.
  1. (in international trading) the person, organization, or nation that will be the ultimate recipient of goods, esp such as arms or advanced technology
  2. (as modifier): an end-user certificate
2.
(computing) the ultimate destination, such as a program or operator, of information that is being transferred within a system
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end-user in Technology

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The person who uses a computer application, as opposed to those who developed or support it. The end-user may or may not know anything about computers, how they work, or what to do if something goes wrong. End-users do not usually have administrative responsibilities or privileges.
End users are certain to have a different set of assumptions than the developers who created the application.
(1997-03-29)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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