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noun [uncountable] information pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnfə(r)ˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. knowledge or facts about someone or something
    get/obtain/collect information: We were able to get the information we needed from the Internet.
    provide/give information: They were unable to provide much information.
    information about/on/regarding: We’re not allowed to give you any information about our client’s medical records.
    information that: The police have information that he may now be living in Spain.
    a piece of information: He gave us a very interesting piece of information.
    relevant/useful information: The book contains a lot of useful information.
    further information: If you require any further information, do not hesitate to call us again.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] providing information
      an information service
      Send for your free information pack now.




a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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