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install(ed) base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) user base" or simply "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
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install(ed) user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) base" or "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
See also: base, user

install someone as something

to inaugurate or launch someone into the role of something. The board installed Jerry as the new parliamentarian. She installed herself as the boss of the kitchen and wouldn't allow anyone else in.
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install something in someone or something

to insert or build something into someone or something. We are going to install a trash compactor in our kitchen. The doctors installed a pacemaker in Donald.
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Shared-processor networks are much easier to install and maintain than either LANs or peer-to-peer configurations.
The second, known as an add-in board, comes with one or two megs of memory and is cheaper and easier to install.
While owners are required to install CO detectors, Local Law 7 also places responsibilities on occupants.
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They are very precisely worded in both Spanish and English and they inform the tenant of the obligation to install window guards.
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