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adjective technical pronunciation in American English /ˈteknɪk(ə)l/
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  1. 2
    technical language is difficult to understand for people who do not know a lot about the subject

    The text is interesting and informative, without being too technical.

    a technical term:

    a technical term in philosophy

  2. 3
    [only before noun] relating to the way in which a machine or system works
    a technical problem/hitch/glitch/fault:

    Technical hitches plagued the company’s computer system.

  3. 5
    [only before noun] based on a strict way of understanding or explaining a law or rule
    a technical violation/infringement:

    This was not a mere technical violation of a statute.


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