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technically

adverb
 
 
/ˈteknɪkəli/
according to an exact understanding of the rules, facts, etc.: Independent auditors have declared that the country's central bank is now technically bankrupt. Exit penalties - technically known as market value reductions - can mean policyholders lose up to 28% of their current fund value. Technically speaking, your tea breaks are your employer's time rather than yours.technically accurate/illegal/true Although technically illegal, copying of music for personal use is extremely common.
in a way that relates to the knowledge, machines, or methods used in science and industry: Construction of the digital communications network will be technically challenging.technically advanced/feasible/possible Provided that the correct incentives are in place, it should be technically and economically feasible to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations.
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