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Etymology: L, commendare, to protect
an order given to the computer to execute a specific instruction, such as a code that evokes a particular program or performs a particular function.


n the portion of a computer-related instruction that specifies the operation to be performed. A term used with hardware operations.
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In the end, Laure Sleiman Sb presented BNA Director with a commemorative gift in recognition of BNA's commandable efforts to prepare for and host the 40th FANA's General Assembly.
Whereas most governments pay bureaucrats less than commandable wages in industries -- including the United States -- Singapore, like other developmental states, pay wages in excess of what bureaucrats could earn in the private sector.
A key concept is that the spacecraft must end up in a predictable, commandable state when faults occur.

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