[ tek-noh-thril-er ]
/ ˈtɛk noʊˌθrɪl ər /
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a suspense novel in which the manipulation of sophisticated technology, as of aircraft or weapons systems, plays a prominent part.
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Origin of techno-thriller
First recorded in 1985–90
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