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A pathname that starts with the root directory (/). An absolute pathname locates a file without regard to the working directory.
In computer jargon a verb meaning to use, read from, or write to. To access a file means to read from or write to the file.
Permission to read from, write to, or execute a file. If you have write access permission to a file, you can write to the file. Also, access ...