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Definition of technology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. technologies)
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] scientific knowledge used in practical ways in industry, for example in designing new machines science and technology recent advances in medical technology to make use of the most modern technologies see also high technology, information technology
  2. 2[uncountable] machinery or equipment designed using technology The company has invested in the latest technology.
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adjective technological advances technological change a major technological breakthrough
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adverb technologically advanced
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