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"electronics" in British English

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electronicsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌel.ekˈtrɒn.ɪks/  us   /iˌlekˈtrɑː.nɪks/
B2 the ​scientificstudy of ​electriccurrent and the technology that uses it: a ​degree in electronics the electronics ​industry

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(Definition of electronics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electronics" in American English

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electronicsnoun [U]

 us   /ɪˌlekˈtrɑn·ɪks/
the ​scientificstudy of ​electriccurrent and the ​technology that uses it: a ​degree in electronics the electronics ​industry
(Definition of electronics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"electronics" in Business English

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electronicsnoun

uk   us   /ˌɪlekˈtrɒnɪks/
[U] the scientific ​study of electric ​current and the ​technology of using it to ​manufactureelectronicequipment: The ​minimumqualification for the ​job is a ​masters degree in electronics and ​computertechnology.
[plural] the ​smallelectricalparts, such as transistors and chips, that are used in ​electronicequipment: The ​manufacturingfacility makes electronics for ​telecommunications and ​medicalequipment.
[U] ECONOMICS the ​part of the ​economy that is involved in ​manufacturing and ​sellingelectronicequipment: electronics ​company/​industry/​sector
[plural] products that use ​electronicparts: Sales of electronics and toys have been ​strong.
(Definition of electronics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “electronics”
in Arabic عِلْم الإلِكِتْرونيّات…
in Korean 전자 공학…
in Portuguese eletrônica…
in Catalan electrònica…
in Japanese 電子工学(技術)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电子学…
in Turkish elektronik bilimi…
in Russian электроника…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電子學…
in Italian elettronica…
in Polish elektronika…
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