Definition of "database"
  1. A systemized collection of information that can be updated and retrieved, and may contain materials protected by copyright or in the public domain. The database's structure and organization can qualify for copyright protection as a compilation
How to use "database" in a sentence
  1. The company developed a database to store customer information for easy retrieval.
  2. The author compiled a public domain literary works database.
  3. The court ruled that the structure of the database was protectable under copyright law as a compilation.

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