technology

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Technology is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /tɛkˈnɒlədʒi/, SAMPA: /tEk"nQl@dZi/
  • (US) IPA: /tɛkˈnɑlədʒi/, SAMPA: /tEk"nAl@dZi/
  • Hyphenation: tech‧nol‧o‧gy

Noun[change]

Singular
technology

Plural
technologies

  1. (countable & uncountable) Technology is the tools, equipment, and activities that come from scientific knowledge.
    Modern technology such as computers, robots, and wireless communications, can reduce the cost of doing business. (can make the cost smaller.)
    The 1800s saw a gradual development (growth in small steps) of new technologies in farming and transportation.