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technology

noun
 
 
/tekˈnɒlədʒi/ ( plural technologies)
[C or U] the use of scientific knowledge or processes in business, industry, manufacturing, etc.: The fast pace of technology presents enormous implications for sustainable business development. All our products are backed up by cutting-edge technology. computer/wireless/audio technology stem-cell/gene technology a technology company/firm/industry the technology sector/market/boom technology stocks/sharesnew/advanced/existing technologies Basic economic relations are changing as new technologies and markets emerge.developments/advances/changes in technology Changes in technology drive changes in business models.create/develop/upgrade technologies Cleaner technologies are being developed to cut pollution from coal-burning power plants.
[C] new machinery and equipment that has been developed using scientific knowledge or processes: Roll-out of the new technology has been dogged by technical problems and secrecy.use/trial/test technologies Companies always trial their technologies before putting them on the market. Fuel-cell technologies are being used to generate power for telecom and industrial customers.
→  See also disruptive technology , high technology , information technology , intermediate technology , niche technology
Translations of “technology”
in Arabic تَقْنية, تِكْنولوجيا…
in Korean 과학기술…
in Malaysian teknologi…
in French technologie…
in Turkish teknoloji…
in Italian tecnologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技術(學), 應用技術, (尤指)工業技術…
in Russian технология…
in Polish technika, technologia…
in Vietnamese công nghệ…
in Spanish tecnología…
in Portuguese tecnologia…
in Thai เทคโนโลยี…
in German die Technologie…
in Catalan tecnologia…
in Japanese 科学技術, テクノロジー…
in Indonesian teknologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 技术(学), 应用技术, (尤指)工业技术…
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