Definition of 'user'
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Example sentences containing 'user'
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The technology allows end users to build and customise their own business process applications. Computing (2010)Earlier this year it added a feature to its website allowing users to record video reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a wheelchair user, in some places you just get stared at. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you're a regular rail user or commuter, consider an annual season ticket. The Sun (2017)The slowdown can be so significant that users think their system has crashed and reach for the phone to contact the IT helpdesk. Computing (2010)This, for example, could be used by wheelchair users who cannot access their vehicles when other vehicles park too close. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The other losers will be electricity users who will face higher bills. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Users reserve the car via an app or call centre. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thus some wheelchair users say simply that they will refuse an opportunity to walk again. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Twitter has launched a system that lets users play and send music. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Screen memory is the memory available to the computer or the user in the terminal itself. Computers Basic Facts (1983)Lots of smartphone users are highly addicted. The Sun (2012)Some cell phone companies are allowing users to have two lines on the same phone. Christianity Today (2000)Some regular users get very panicky and feel they are being got at by other people. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)Non car users are given a predictably rough ride. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Disability groups have expressed concern that wheelchair users could be overlooked by cyclists or motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its mobile phone system enables users to turn a smartphone or tablet into a payment processor. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Computer users spent days unable to access their accounts. The Sun (2011)It would then allow users to pay for the content and download it to their computers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How can gas and electricity users harness the power of switching sites without missing out on the best deals? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Industry sources said that it would be unlikely to join any initiative where the rights of internet users were in serious doubt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To customise a product, the user simply changes the software. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their focus was on the product and their users, not money. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As soon as a user has downloaded a chunk, it becomes available to others from that user's machine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'user'
British English: user /ˈjuːzə/ NOUN
The users of a product, machine, service, or place are the people who use it.
Beach users have complained about the dogs.
- American English: user
- Arabic: مُسْتَخْدِم
- Brazilian Portuguese: usuário
- Chinese: 使用者
- Croatian: korisnik
- Czech: uživatel
- Danish: bruger
- Dutch: gebruiker
- European Spanish: usuario
- Finnish: käyttäjä
- French: utilisateur
- German: Benutzer
- Greek: χρήστης
- Italian: utente
- Japanese: 使用者
- Korean: 사용자
- Norwegian: bruker
- Polish: użytkownik
- European Portuguese: utilizador
- Romanian: utilizator
- Russian: пользователь
- Spanish: usuario
- Swedish: användare
- Thai: ผู้ใช้
- Turkish: kullanıcı
- Ukrainian: користувач
- Vietnamese: người sử dụng
Definition of user from the Collins English Dictionary
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