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Technical – IELTS word of the day

Today’s IELTS word of the day exercise from the academic word list features:

technical

Notes

  • The major  forms of this word are the adjective technical and the adverb technically, although there are also the nouns technician and technicality
  • Interestingly, in English anyway technicality can mean a small and unimportant detail and something that is technically illegal may be considered to be “legal” by most people
  • Some of the more common phrases and collocations include

a technical college

technical support

a technical term

a technical problem/advance

a technical violation (against the letter of the law, but not its spirit)

scientific and technical

technically illegal

technically perfect

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