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English definition of “high-tech”

high-tech

adjective uk   /ˌhaɪˈtek/ us  
B2 (also hi-tech) using the most advanced and developed machines and methods: This weapons system is an affordable, hi-tech solution.
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very modern looking or made with modern materials: high-tech architectureModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
(Definition of high-tech from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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