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[tek-nuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌtɛk nəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
of or relating to technology; relating to science and industry.
Economics. caused by technical advances in production methods.
Sometimes, technologic.
Origin of technological
First recorded in 1620-30; technolog(y) + -ical
Related forms
technologically, adverb
antitechnological, adjective
nontechnologic, adjective
nontechnological, adjective
nontechnologically, adverb
pretechnological, adjective
pretechnologically, adverb
Can be confused
technical, technological. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But then, of course, was the question of what to do with the technologically unemployed.

    Mercenary Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • At that time we were approximately 300 years ahead, technologically, of the people of Mert.

    Conquest Over Time Michael Shaara
  • Aesthetic structuring, culturally rooted and technologically supported, affects the efficiency of designed items.

  • These dockyards were so technologically advanced that they were daily viewed by visitors and ambassadors.

  • technologically, it was a repeatable miracle that occurred too often to even be interesting.

    Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Word Origin and History for technologically



1620s, from technology + -ical. Related: Technologically.

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