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noun adopter pronunciation in British English /əˈdɒptə(r)/
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    someone who starts to use new technology before or after most other people
    New technology is very often expensive, so the early adopter still often pays quite a lot.
    Some companies are targeting traditionally late adopters of technology such as older adults.


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