word processing

writing, editing, and production of documents, as letters, reports, and books, through the use of a computer program or a complete computer system designed to facilitate rapid and efficient manipulation of text. Abbreviation: WP
Also, word-processing.


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word processing
the composition of documents using a computer system to input, edit, store, and print them

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word processor

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Example sentences
Import the images into a word processing file and make this available for the
We could all use it on tablets, smart phones and even as an add-in to word
  processing applications.
Among other things, it offers a suite of web-based applications, such as word
  processing and spreadsheets.
Moving quality word processing and chart-making online will help us work
  faster, and cheaper.
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