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high technology

noun [U]
 
 
(also informal high tech) IT, PRODUCTION
the companies and activites involved in the development, manufacture, or use of the most advanced machines, equipment, and methods: Growth in durable goods manufacturing, which includes high technology, accounted for 13.3 percent of the state's new jobs. With an increasing emphasis on high technology, life-cycles in some industries rarely achieve the mature stage.
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