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low technology

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Definition of low technology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Less advanced or relatively unsophisticated technological development or equipment: a spiral of declining markets, low technology, and uncompetitiveness [as modifier]: low technology markets
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  • However, closer examination reveals the missiles had several of the other wonder weapons' problems: relatively low technology, little systems integration, and minimal reliability.
  • Proper management of diarrhoeal diseases with relatively simple, low technology measures can reduce case fatality to less than 1%, even in cholera epidemics.
  • They have told Third World countries to produce ‘cash crops’ and low technology manufactured goods as a way of entering the world market.

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