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Meaning of data

da•ta

Pronunciation: (dā'tu, dat'u, dä'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. a pl. of
  2. individual facts, statistics, or items of information: These data represent the results of our analyses. Data are entered by terminal for immediate processing by the computer.
  3. a body of facts; information: Additional data is available from the president of the firm.
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