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[mass noun] The use of computer databases to identify potentially compatible partners for people:[as modifier] ‘the most successful computer dating agency in the world’
- ‘It goes way beyond computer dating and verges on the frighteningly weird!’
- ‘At the same time, much of the social stigma associated with computer dating appears to have dissipated.’
- ‘With modern computer dating, he says, women have to be a bit careful.’
- ‘This one was called match.com, and it was, simply put, computer dating for those with personal computers.’
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