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  • acquire — 01. Personally, I ve never really [acquired] a taste for whiskey. 02. The artist [acquired] a lot of useful art supplies while shopping in the big city. 03. The [acquisition] of a number of original paintings by Vincent van Gogh was a major… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • information processing — Acquisition, recording, organization, retrieval, display, and dissemination of information. Today the term usually refers to computer based operations. Information processing consists of locating and capturing information, using software to… …   Universalium

  • information */*/*/ — UK [ˌɪnfə(r)ˈmeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌɪnfərˈmeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] Get it right: information: Information is an uncountable noun, so: ▪  it is never used in the plural ▪  it never comes after an or a number Wrong: Consumers can find informations… …   English dictionary

  • information — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate, correct, precise ▪ authoritative, credible, reliable ▪ erroneous, false, inaccurate …   Collocations dictionary

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  • Information technology controls — In business and accounting, Information technology controls (or IT controls) are specific activities performed by persons or systems designed to ensure that business objectives are met. They are a subset of an enterprise s internal control. IT… …   Wikipedia

  • Information bias — is a type of cognitive bias. Information bias occurs due to people’s curiosity and confusion of goals when trying to choose a course of action. This notion is different from the objective notion of information bias in epidemiology, etc.: there… …   Wikipedia

  • Information and communication technologies for development — An OLPC class in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia …   Wikipedia

  • Information Processing and Information Systems — ▪ 1995       Sweeping change marked the U.S. computer industry in 1994 as longtime players exited the stage and rival systems struggled to dominate the next generation of personal computer (PC) operating systems and microprocessors. The industry… …   Universalium

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