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da·ta

data

 
 
pronunciation:
dae t [or] deI t
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: facts, figures, or other pieces of information that can be used in different ways.
Computers are used to store large amounts of data.Data about the U.S. population is collected every ten years.
similar words:
evidence, figures, information, material
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