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multitasking

Informatics The ability of an operating system to simultaneously run multiple programs–eg, graphics, spreadsheets, word processing or formats of software–eg, coding, compiling, testing
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Multitasking

Performing multiple duties or taking on multiple responsibilities and roles simultaneously.
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He also warned the Saudi-led coalition that the Yemeni army is capable of conducting concurrent operations, adding that they are extending the range of their attacks.
The army's concurrent operations from several pivots in Eastern Palmyra, Western Raqqa, Eastern Aleppo and Eastern Salamiyeh has played a decisive role in cutting the ISIL's supply routes between its bases in Badiyeh (desert) and purging terrorists from thousands of kilometers of the Syrian territories.

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