Meaning of INFORMATION in English

INFORMATION

noun Date: 14th century the communication or reception of knowledge or intelligence, 2. a. knowledge obtained from investigation, study, or instruction, intelligence , news , facts, data , the attribute inherent in and communicated by one of two or more alternative sequences or arrangements of something (as nucleotides in DNA or binary digits in a computer program) that produce specific effects, c. a signal or character (as in a communication system or computer) representing data, something (as a message, experimental data, or a picture) which justifies change in a construct (as a plan or theory) that represents physical or mental experience or another construct, a quantitative measure of the content of ~, the act of informing against a person, a formal accusation of a crime made by a prosecuting officer as distinguished from an indictment presented by a grand jury, ~al adjective ~ally adverb

Merriam Webster. Explanatory English dictionary Merriam Webster.      Толковый словарь английского языка Мерриам-Уэбстер.