Intermediate technology

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • intermediate technology — ➔ technology * * * intermediate technology UK US noun [C or U] ► ECONOMICS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY industrial or agricultural processes that are based on resources and skills that are available in poorer countries: »The concept of intermediate… …   Financial and business terms

  • intermediate technology — noun Technology which combines simple, basic materials with modern sophisticated tools and methods • • • Main Entry: ↑intermediate * * * ˌintermediate techˈnology [intermediate technology] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermediate technology — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms intermediate technology : singular intermediate technology plural intermediate technologies technology used in developing countries that is based on cheap materials that are available there …   English dictionary

  • intermediate technology — ekologiška technologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Aplinkos apsaugos reikalavimus atitinkanti technologija. atitikmenys: angl. appropriate technology; intermediate technology; soft technology vok. weiche Technologie, f… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • intermediate technology — intermediate tech nology noun count or uncount technology used in developing countries that is based on inexpensive materials that are available there …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • intermediate technology —   see alternative technology …   Geography glossary

  • intermediate technology — noun technology suitable for developing countries, typically using local resources …   English new terms dictionary

  • intermediate technology — noun (C, U) a practical science which is suitable for use in developing countries because it is cheap and simple …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • technology — tech‧nol‧o‧gy [tekˈnɒlədʒi ǁ ˈnɑː ] noun technologies PLURALFORM 1. [countable, uncountable] knowledge dealing with scientific or industrial methods and the use of these methods in industry, farming etc: • What impact is the new technology having …   Financial and business terms

  • Technology and society — or technology and culture refers to cyclical co dependence, co influence, co production of technology and society upon the other (technology upon culture, and vice versa). This synergistic relationship occurred from the dawn of humankind, with… …   Wikipedia

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