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hacker

hack·er

hacker

 
pronunciation:
hae kr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a computer user who is able to penetrate carefully protected computer networks, such as those of a government.
definition 2: (informal) a computer programmer who is expert at correcting programs, and who is perceived as an obsessive or reclusive person devoted solely to computers.
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