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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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The premier denied a report that he indicated in a press meeting earlier in the day the government may compile a supplementary budget for fiscal 2002 through next March.
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Oliver countered that Montez had prepared financial statements--not a trial balance--and must compile these statements.