The definition of a database is a collection of data which is stored in a logical, structured and orderly manner.
Most people tend to think that databases are all computerised.
However, many databases can also be held on paper.
For example the Phone Book or Yellow Pages is a paper based database. It has one entry (record) for each person. That record has several parts (Fields) than give name, telephone number etc. So it has the main elements of a database.
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