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technology

noun [C/U]  us   /tekˈnɑl·ə·dʒi/
social studies the methods for using scientific discoveries for practical purposes, esp. in industry: [U] computer/medical/space technology social studies Technology is also a particular method by which science is used for practical purposes: [C] Dairy producers are experimenting with new technologies to reduce the cholesterol in milk.
technological
adjective  us   /ˌtek·nəˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/
We live in an era of rapid technological change.
technologically
adverb  us   /ˌtek·nəˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kli/
The new cars will be energy efficient, environmentally friendly and technologically advanced.
Translations of “technology”
in Arabic تَقْنية, تِكْنولوجيا…
in Korean 과학기술…
in Malaysian teknologi…
in French technologie…
in Turkish teknoloji…
in Italian tecnologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技術(學), 應用技術, (尤指)工業技術…
in Russian технология…
in Polish technika, technologia…
in Vietnamese công nghệ…
in Spanish tecnología…
in Portuguese tecnologia…
in Thai เทคโนโลยี…
in German die Technologie…
in Catalan tecnologia…
in Japanese 科学技術, テクノロジー…
in Indonesian teknologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 技术(学), 应用技术, (尤指)工业技术…
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