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information technology

Syllabification: in·for·ma·tion tech·nol·o·gy
(abbreviation: IT)

Definition of information technology in English:

noun

The study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information.
Example sentences
  • I am probably one of the few people in the House with a degree in computer science and information technology.
  • He administered and oversaw the telecommunications and information technology systems for the company.
  • Primary and technical schools lack computers and access to information technology.

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