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read-only

[reed-ohn-lee] /ˈridˈoʊn li/
adjective, Computers.
1.
of or pertaining to files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed.
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Examples for read-only
  • For example, providing a read-only catalogue for customers is fairly simple.
  • Low-cost boxes with tiny operating systems and read-only memory.
  • Intellectual property laws were crafted for a read-only culture.

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