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Etymology

From Old French informacion (French: information), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] informatio, from informare.

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Noun

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Singular
information

Plural
informations

information (informations) (Short form: info)
  1. A collection of related data.
  2. Knowledge about a topic.
  3. Data that have been processed into a format that is understandable by its intended audience.
  4. A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber: see 411.
  5. answer to a question, minimal part of information is bit (2), which is answer yes or no.
  6. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A sworn statement by an authorized official filed in court briefly describing the nature of each charge against a suspect, tantamount to an indictment but without the involvement of a grand jury.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
information

Plural
f

information (f)
  1. information
  2. news, a piece of information
    Tous les jours, il regarde la télé le midi pour suivre les informations.
    Cette information nous est parvenue hier soir.

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