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addaword.gifdefinition of STEM

noun
science, technology, engineering and mathematics: four fields of expertise that are considered essential for a country's prosperous development
Most analyses of STEM jobs consider only jobs that require a four-year degree. But jobs in those fields that don’t require a four-year degree often still pay well.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/06/2013 14:07:00
Definition of STEM from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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