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high-tech

adjective ( also hi-tech)
 
 
/ˌhaɪˈtek/
IT, PRODUCTION using the most advanced and developed machines, equipment, and methods: Authorities say almost all cases of high-tech fraud can be prevented.high-tech devices/equipment/gadgets The Internet and all sorts of high-tech gadgets are changing the way children learn.a high-tech industry/business/company The emphasis is on high-tech industries: space, defence, bio-medical, agricultural research.
PRODUCTION very modern looking or made with modern materials: The center console for the compact wagon is made of high-tech plastic. →  Compare low-tech
(Definition of high-tech adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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