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information

noun [U]     /ˌɪn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-fɚ-/ (informal info)
A2 facts about a situation, person, event, etc.: Do you have any information about/on train times? I read an interesting bit/piece of information in the newspaper. For further information (= if you want to know more), please contact your local library. [+ that] We have reliable information that a strike is planned next month.Information and messages Grammar:InformationInformation is an uncountable noun meaning ‘facts about someone or something’. It is often followed by about:See more
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