problem-oriented language


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problem-oriented language

[′präb·ləm ‚ȯr·ē¦ent·əd ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A language designed to facilitate the accurate expression of problems belonging to specific sets of problem types.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

problem-oriented language

A computer language designed to handle a particular class of problem. For example, COBOL was designed for business, FORTRAN for scientific and GPSS for simulation.
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