end user

noun

Definition of end user

: the ultimate consumer of a finished product

Examples of end user in a Sentence

Programmers should always keep the end user in mind when designing a new piece of software.
Recent Examples on the Web Developers can then spend their own energy perfecting the front-end user experience and implementing smart business logic to create something responsive, fast and available offline. Tim Mitrovich, Forbes, 11 May 2021 Phillip Sanfield, a spokesman for the Port of Los Angeles, said L.A. isn’t eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursement for the purchase because the city is not the end user of the masks. Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2021 All the technical jargon of technologies need to be removed from the experience of the end user in order to fully engage this new world. Aaron Allsbrook, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 Collaboration between these two teams is critical to providing marketable content that is relevant to the end user. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 Companies that build products with the end user in mind take the time to understand the customer’s challenge and are able to craft solutions that solve their problems now, and in the future. David Sawatzky, Fortune, 30 Apr. 2021 Like any other business, feedback from the end user can be crucial in shaping decisions within the organization. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 The three-person commission would then award the bid to the end user. al, 13 Apr. 2021 So, who better than them — the end user — to design software? Chandra Gundlapalli, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of end user

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of end user was circa 1945

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10 Jun 2021

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“End user.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20user. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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end user

noun

English Language Learners Definition of end user

: the person who will eventually use a product

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