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word processing

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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word processing

noun
1.
the composition of documents using a computer system to input, edit, store, and print them
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