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To find and select specific information.
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To get back again; regain, revive; to make good, put right, rectify.
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A query language inspired JPLDIS which led to Vulcan and then to dBASE II, developed by Tymshare Corp in the 1960s.
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retrieveTo call up data that has been stored in a computer system. When a user queries a database, the data are retrieved into the computer first and then transmitted to the screen.
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