Meaning of TECHNOLOGY in English

TECHNOLOGY

noun

1

BAD : The modern technology has changed our whole way of life.

GOOD : Modern technology has changed our whole way of life.

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2

BAD : A fine example of modern technologies can be seen in the Indonesian fishing industry.

GOOD : A fine example of modern technology can be seen in the Indonesian fishing industry.

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When technology has a general meaning it is uncountable: 'The country's economic fate depends on access to foreign technology.'

Use technology as a countable noun only when you refer to a particular area of activity: 'The system uses advanced computer and satellite technologies.'

3

BAD : High technology requires massive investment.

GOOD : Advanced technology requires massive investment.

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advanced technology (NOT high ): 'The United States government has agreed to provide both capital and advanced technology.'

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