application service provider

noun

Definition of application service provider

: a company that provides software (as for email or payroll accounting) that is accessible over the Internet instead of being stored on individual computers abbreviation ASP

First Known Use of application service provider

1989, in the meaning defined above

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“Application service provider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/application%20service%20provider. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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