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technical

adjective
 
 
/ˈteknɪkəl/
relating to science or industry: They have both the best entrepreneurs and the best technical people. a technical company/the technical sector Only 3% of the workforce has gone through technical education.
relating to the knowledge used in a particular subject or type of work: The undergraduate programs in Economics and Accounting emphasize technical expertise.
a technical subject, word, etc. is difficult to understand without special knowledge of a subject: The language is too technical for most people to understand. Try to avoid too many technical terms if possible.
relating to machines, systems, etc. or to the practical way in which something works: technical problems/errors/glitches He's head of our technical support team. Please consult the technical manual.
based on a very exact and detailed way of understanding a law or a rule: It is an overly technical interpretation of the regulations that has caused this problem. The technical definition of a multinational fails to convey the scope and diversity of global business.
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