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Meaning of “technique” in the English Dictionary

"technique" in British English

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techniquenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /tekˈniːk/
B1 a way of doing an ​activity that ​needsskill: We have ​developed a new technique fordetectingerrors in the ​manufacturingprocess. She's a ​wonderfullycreativedancer but she doesn't have the technique of a ​trulygreatperformer.

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

"technique" in American English

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techniquenoun [C/U]

 us   /tekˈnik/
a way of ​performing a ​skillfulactivity, or the ​skillneeded to do it: [C] New ​surgical techniques are ​constantly being ​developed. [U] The violinist’s technique was ​flawless. A technique is also a way of doing anything that ​involvesplanning: [C] She ​devisednumerous techniques for ​annoying her ​father.
(Definition of technique from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"technique" in Business English

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techniquenoun [C]

uk   us   /tekˈniːk/
a way of doing something that ​needsskill or ​thought: technique for (doing) sth You need to ​develop techniques for ​dealing with ​staff who have ​performance problems. management techniques
(Definition of technique from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “technique”
in Korean 기술…
in Arabic أُسْلوب فَنّي, تَقْنية…
in Malaysian teknik…
in French technique…
in Russian метод, техника…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技術,技能…
in Italian tecnica…
in Turkish teknik, usul, yöntem…
in Polish technika, metoda…
in Spanish técnica…
in Vietnamese cách thức, phương thức…
in Portuguese técnica…
in Thai เทคนิค…
in German die Technik…
in Catalan tècnica…
in Japanese (特殊な)方法, テクニック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 技术,技能…
in Indonesian teknik…
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