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compile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
compilecom‧pile /kəmˈpaɪl/ ●●○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MAKEto make a book, list, record etc, using different pieces of information, music etccompilation 🔊 The document was compiled by the Department of Healthcompile something from/for something 🔊 The report was compiled from a survey of 5,000 households.2 TD technical to put a set of instructions into a computer in a form that it can understand and use
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Examples from the Corpus
compileThey are compiling a dictionary of new words.Michael Atherton compiled a watchful 60 in the first innings.Together we compiled an article for publication.Government officials now compile and release statistics quarterly, not monthly.The book was compiled by a panel of experts, working in conjunction with the publisher.Most insurers and health-maintenance organizations compile formularies with committees of doctors and druggists.Having created a new routine it should be compiled in the normal way and then linked as described on in section 23.1.Their aim is to compile information which will send a frosty message to government environmental ministers.A.C. Nielsen Co. compiles the television ratings.If he compiled this piece of information himself we have the right to know how he did it.
From Longman Business Dictionarycompilecom‧pile /kəmˈpaɪl/ verb [transitive]1to collect information together and write it into a list, report, book etcOur staff are compiling the material for an on-line database.2COMPUTING to put instructions into a computer in a form that the computer can understand and useYou do not have to exit the editor, compile the program, run the program, then reload the editor to fix any bugs.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
compile
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycompile
he, she, itcompiles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycompiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave compiled
he, she, ithas compiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad compiled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill compile
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have compiled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam compiling
he, she, itis compiling
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you, we, theyare compiling
Past
I, he, she, itwas compiling
you, we, theywere compiling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been compiling
he, she, ithas been compiling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been compiling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be compiling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been compiling
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