Meaning of INFORMATION in English

INFORMATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪnfə(r)meɪʃ(ə)n ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

Information about someone or something consists of facts about them.

Pat refused to give her any information about Sarah...

Each centre would provide information on technology and training...

...an important piece of information...

N-UNCOUNT : oft N about/on n

2.

Information consists of the facts and figures that are stored and used by a computer program. ( COMPUTING )

Pictures are scanned into a form of digital information that computers can recognize.

= data

N-UNCOUNT

3.

Information is a service which you can telephone to find out someone’s telephone number. ( AM; in BRIT, use directory enquiries )

N-UNCOUNT

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