database management system definition

  • noun:
    • A suite of interrelated computer system programs designed to handle message processing and database update in a tightly controlled fashion.
    • a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
    • A suite of interrelated computer system programs designed to handle message handling and database improvement in a tightly managed manner.
    • an application system that facilitates the creation and upkeep and make use of of an electric database

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