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operating system
(English) Controls access to all the resources of the computer and supervises the running of other programs. Examples of operating systems are MS-DOS, Windows and Unix. (See also: IT, software, hardware)
système d'exploitation
(French) Contrôle l'accès à toutes les ressources d'un ordinateur et contrôle le bon déroulement des autres programmes. Des exemples de systèmes d'exploitation sont MS-DOS, Windows et Unix. (See also: IT, software, hardware)
sistema operativo
(Portuguese) Controla o acesso a todos os recursos do computador e supervisiona o funcionamento dos outros programas (ex: MS-DOS, Windows e Unix) (See also: IT, software, hardware)

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