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compile

[kəm′pīl]
(computer science)
To prepare a machine-language program automatically from a program written in a higher programming language, usually generating more than one machine instruction for each symbolic statement.

compile

To translate a program written in a high-level programming language into machine language. See compiler.
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1 - We are going to compile our game for more than one architecture, since the framework doesn't compile for x86 and armeabi-v7a by default.
Iran has also compiled an international standard and is going to compile two more international standards.
In the first generation of XcelENTS's development, the company's media relations consultants used a standard application database (MS Access) to compile and research data.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on Tuesday denied his administration plans to compile a supplementary budget for the current fiscal year in an upcoming parliamentary session through mid-December.
It doesn't answer a question that is frequently put to me and my staff at BIBR, "Why doesn't BIBR compile or run a bestseller list?
Officials say they need until mid-November to compile the data and draft the report.
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