Definition of 'technical'
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The civil service suffers most from a lack of technical knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The modelling task and technical difficulties are just too great. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He can push people in the technical area. The Sun (2016)Others commented that they would rather see technical improvements to the aircraft than animal sacrifices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The colleges teach technical skills alongside the core curriculum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The test flights have been delayed because of technical problems. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They have a lot of technical ability in midfield. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Technical terms are often in dialect. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is not what you would term a technical coach, he demands hard work and bravery and has a winning mentality. The Sun (2016)Europe would be on standby if'none of the received bids fulfil the strict technical and financial requirements '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The case for free trade came to be argued in purely technical terms. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)The technical financial skills can be taught to new recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is not about their technical ability. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The differences between the two practices are otherwise just technical. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Behaviour in technical areas will also be more rigorously enforced. The Sun (2016)There are also two rather unsavoury technical details that must be considered. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then he tells how this combination of technical brilliance and political stupidity was brought to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What they lack in technical skill they more than make up in sheer exuberance and joy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If police pull you over when driving tell them you are having technical problems. The Sun (2016)We made a distinction there between scientific knowledge and technical knowledge about language. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)It may be a technical term but there must be a supply out there somewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government is held to be promising changed standards and financial and technical aid. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)He brought a striking intelligence as well as technical ability to his work. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Production is not just about technical concerns. Christianity Today (2000)Management skills rather than technical ones will be in demand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In youth orchestras now we take technical brilliance and galloping energy for granted. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They need to have the technical skills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They bring natural ability and we provide the technical depth and knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is that the new technical term for financial union? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But we know when he is on it there is no question about his technical ability. The Sun (2015)All this to the admiration of the highly skilled and critical technical staff and others in the institute. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The technical problems and expense of this kind of research mean that it has to be funded internationally. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Its transactions involved devising complex and highly technical financial products that enabled clients to minimise their tax liabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's certainly not skilled and technical jobs they're stealing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'technical'
British English: technical /ˈtɛknɪkl/ ADJECTIVE
Technical means involving the sorts of machines, processes, and materials used in industry, transport, and communications.
A number of technical problems will have to be solved.
- American English: technical
- Arabic: تِقْنِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: técnico
- Chinese: 技术的
- Croatian: tehnički
- Czech: technický
- Danish: teknisk
- Dutch: technisch
- European Spanish: técnico
- Finnish: tekninen
- French: technique
- German: technisch
- Greek: τεχνικός
- Italian: tecnico
- Japanese: 専門的な
- Korean: 기술적인
- Norwegian: teknisk
- Polish: techniczny
- European Portuguese: técnico
- Romanian: tehnic
- Russian: технический
- Spanish: técnico relativo a la aplicación de las ciencias
- Swedish: teknisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับวิชาช่าง
- Turkish: teknik
- Ukrainian: технічний
- Vietnamese: kỹ thuật
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