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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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Instead of installing this part with half-inch screws, use three-inch screws.
By installing the limit and pressure switches, what we've tried to do is take the human error out of the process.
Installing RAM and a processor is a snap--literally.
In contrast, a building management firm or owner with multiple high-rise properties in their portfolio faces the hefty challenge of installing the PL system in each building by next summer, without disrupting tenant activity.
Not installing a window guard carries a civil penalty of a minimum of $100, and not more than $500 per violation.
Since a 1984 court decision, condominium unit owners are technically responsible for installing their own window guards, while the Board of Managers is responsible for only "public hallways.