Definition of database
: a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer) an online database
Examples of database in a sentence
All of our customers' information was kept in a database.
First Known Use of database
DATABASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of database for English Language Learners
: a collection of pieces of information that is organized and used on a computer
DATABASE Defined for Kids
Definition of database for Students
: a collection of data that is organized especially to be used by a computer
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