process1 - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/ˈprəʊses/
present tense
I/you/we/theyprocess
he/she/itprocesses
present participleprocessing
past tenseprocessed
past participleprocessed
  1. 1
    to deal with a document officially so that something can happen

    28,000 applications for travel visas have still to be processed.

  2. 2
    to put information into a computer in order to organize it

    Data is processed as it is received.

  3. 4
    to add chemicals or other substances to food, for example to keep it fresh for a long time
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derived word

processing

noun [uncountable]

There have been some delays with the processing of planning applications.