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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.
Translations of “high technology”
in Chinese (Traditional) 高科技, 尖端技術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高科技, 尖端技术…
(Definition of high technology from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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