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"high-tech" in British English

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high-techadjective

uk   /ˌhaɪˈtek/ us   /ˌhaɪˈtek/
(Definition of high-tech from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high-tech" in American English

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high-techadjective

also hi-tech, /ˈhɑɪˈtek/ /ˈhɑɪˈtek/
using the most advanced machines and methods: Only a few teaching hospitals have those new, high-tech devices.
(Definition of high-tech from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"high-tech" in Business English

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high-techadjective

also hi-tech uk   /ˌhaɪˈtek/ us  
IT, PRODUCTION using the most advanced and developed machines, equipment, and methods: Authorities say almost all cases of high-tech fraud can be prevented.high-tech devices/equipment/gadgets The Internet and all sorts of high-tech gadgets are changing the way children learn.a high-tech industry/business/company The emphasis is on high-tech industries: space, defence, bio-medical, agricultural research.
PRODUCTION very modern looking or made with modern materials: The center console for the compact wagon is made of high-tech plastic.
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high technoun [U]

uk   us   informal PRODUCTION
→  high technology
(Definition of high-tech from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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