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strong password

A password that is hard to detect both by humans and by the computer. Two things make a password stronger: (1) a larger number of characters, and (2) mixing numeric digits, upper and lower case letters and special characters ($, #, etc.). See password.
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Strong password: having a strong password that has nothing to do with the number of characters, but diversity and strength.