end-user

end user

noun
the ultimate user for whom a machine, as a computer, or product, as a computer program, is designed.
Also, end-user.


Origin:
1960–65

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end user
 
n
1.  a.  (in international trading) the person, organization, or nation that will be the ultimate recipient of goods, esp such as arms or advanced technology
 b.  (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 definition

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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)

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