word processor

word processor
noun
an application that provides the user with tools needed to write and edit and format text and to send it to a printer

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noun, pl ⋯ -sors [count]
1 : a computer used for creating, storing, and printing text : a computer used for word processing

At work she sits in front of her word processor all day.

2 : software used on a computer to perform word processing

She closed down her word processor and opened her e-mail program.

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ˈword processor [word processor word processors] noun
a computer that runs a ↑word processing program and is usually used for writing letters, reports, etc.

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