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system command

[′sis·təm kə‚mand]
(computer science)
A special instruction to a computer system to carry out a particular processing function, such as allowing a user to gain access to the system, running a program, activating a translator, or issuing a status report.
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As shown above, applications and system commands access functions within the platform layer through Application Program Interfaces (APIs).
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