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.

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From there, the malware could install AP firmware that monitors communications, infects end users, or spreads to other parts of a corporate network. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Bluetooth bugs bite millions of Wi-Fi APs from Cisco, Meraki, and Aruba," 1 Nov. 2018 Here are two things that need to happen to make self-driving cars a reality: Trust must be earned With the adoption of any new technology, establishing trust with end users is table stakes. Eric Ellis, Fortune, "2 Things That Need to Happen for Driverless Cars to Go Mainstream," 28 June 2018 Because the company didn’t know what developers may have what data, the group also didn’t believe notifying users would give any actionable benefit to the end users, the people said. Robert Mcmillan, WSJ, "Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public," 8 Oct. 2018 Once applied, the mark can be scanned by the end user to verify the part's provenance in the supply chain. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Pentagon Uses Plant DNA to Catch Counterfeit Parts," 21 Nov. 2016 Our customers are wholesalers who sell to end users like Papa John’s, Foot Locker, Walmart, J. Crew, and other big retailers. Dinah Eng, Fortune, "How a Lighting Entrepreneur Had His 'Light Bulb' Moment," 22 Apr. 2018 The other two weaknesses involve the way LTE maps users across a cellular network and leaks sensitive information about the data passing between base stations and end users. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "LTE wireless connections used by billions aren’t as secure as we thought," 29 June 2018 Friday’s statement said the FBI is working with the non-profit Shadow Foundation to disseminate the IP addresses of infected devices to ISPs and foreign authorities to notify end users. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "FBI tells router users to reboot now to kill malware infecting 500k devices," 25 May 2018 The end user really had no power to affect the kinds of decisions that were being made in the software development process. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Box CEO Aaron Levie on Recode Decode," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of end user

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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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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