COBOL

noun CO·BOL \ˈkō-ˌbȯl\
variants: or

Cobol

play \ˈkō-ˌbȯl\

Definition of COBOL

  1. :  a computer programming language designed for business applications

Origin and Etymology of cobol

common business oriented language


First Known Use: 1960


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