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Meaning of “high technology” in the English Dictionary

"high technology" in British English

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high technologynoun [U]

uk   us  
the most ​advanced and ​developedmachines and ​methods: a ​thrivingeconomybuilt on high ​technology
(Definition of high technology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high technology" in Business English

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high technologynoun [U]

uk   us   (also informal high tech) IT, PRODUCTION
the ​companies and activites involved in the ​development, ​manufacture, or use of the most ​advancedmachines, ​equipment, and ​methods: Growth in ​durablegoodsmanufacturing, which ​includes high ​technology, accounted for 13.3 ​percent of the state's new ​jobs. With an ​increasing emphasis on high ​technology, life-cycles in some ​industries rarely ​achieve the ​maturestage.
(Definition of high technology from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high technology”
in Chinese (Simplified) 高科技, 尖端技术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高科技, 尖端技術…
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