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electronicadjective

uk   /ˌel.ekˈtrɒn.ɪk/  us   /iˌlekˈtrɑː.nɪk/
  • electronic adjective (ELECTRICAL)

B1 (especially of equipment), using, based on, or used in a system of operation that involves the control of electric current by various devices: an electronic keyboard/game electronic components/devices

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adverb uk   /ˌel.ekˈtrɒn.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /iˌlekˈtrɑː.nɪ.kəl.i/
B2 electronically generated graphics electronically stored information
(Definition of electronic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electronic" in American English

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electronicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪˌlekˈtrɑn·ɪk/
involving a system of operation that involves the control of a flow of electrons esp. in various devices including computers: electronic components/equipment electronic banking The huge electronic scoreboard showed a replay of the last goal.
electronically
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ɪˌlekˈtrɑn·ɪk·li/
(Definition of electronic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"electronic" in Business English

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electronicadjective

uk   us   /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪk/
using, based on, or used in a system of operation which involves the control of electric current by various devices, such as microchips: electronic games/gadgets/goods They design integrated circuits and other electronic components. electronic device/equipment/product
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IT kept in electronic form on a microchip, disk, or computer: an electronic catalogue/database electronic data/records
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INTERNET, E-COMMERCE using the internet or another electronic communication system in order to operate: electronic access/billing electronic media/publishing These days, people are using a growing array of electronic communication methods - e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging, and social networking sites.electronic payment/cash system Cheques are steadily being replaced by electronic payment systems such as debit cards.
electronically
adverb /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪkli/  us /-ˈtrɑːnɪ-/
These journals will soon be available electronically.
(Definition of electronic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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