common business-oriented language

common business-oriented language

[¦käm·ən ¦biz·nəs ¦ȯr·ē‚ent·əd ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
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In the 50 years since its creation on May 28, 1959, COBOL, which stands for Common Business-Oriented Language, has gone on to become the preeminent programming language for businesses.
COBOL - Common Business-Oriented Language - is a common programming language that is found at the heart of many of today's leading organizations' mainframe applications.