database

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See also: data-base and data base

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

data +‎ base

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

database (plural databases)

  1. (general) A collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machine-readable format accessible by a computer.
    I have a database of all my contacts in my personal organizer.
  2. (computing) A set of tables in a database(1).
    The "books" database will have three tables, and the "customers" database will have two tables.
  3. (computing) A software program for storing, retrieving and manipulating a database(1).
    Which database do you use: MySQL or Oracle?
  4. (computing) A combination of (1) and (2).

Abbreviations[edit]

  • (computer software): DB

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

computer software
  • database management system
  • Translations[edit]

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    Verb[edit]

    database (third-person singular simple present databases, present participle databasing, simple past and past participle databased)

    1. To enter data into a database

    Danish[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Borrowed from English database.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /daːtabaːsə/, [ˈd̥æːtˢaˌb̥æːsə], [ˌd̥æːtˢaˈb̥æːsə]

    Noun[edit]

    database c (singular definite databasen, plural indefinite databaser)

    1. database [from 1970]

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    Dutch[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Borrowed from English database.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • (file)
    • Hyphenation: da‧ta‧base

    Noun[edit]

    database f (plural databases, diminutive databaseje n)

    1. database

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    French[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    database f (plural databases)

    1. (dated) database

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    Interlingua[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    database (plural databases)

    1. database

    Italian[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    database m (invariable)

    1. database

    Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

    Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia no

    Etymology[edit]

    From data +‎ base

    Noun[edit]

    database m (definite singular databasen, indefinite plural databaser, definite plural databasene)

    1. (computing) a database

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    Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

    Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia nn

    Etymology[edit]

    From data +‎ base

    Noun[edit]

    database m (definite singular databasen, indefinite plural databasar, definite plural databasane)

    1. (computing) a database

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