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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: technique 'technical', from Greek technikos; TECHNICAL

technique

noun
     
tech‧nique S3 W1
1 [countable] a special way of doing something
technique for
There are various techniques for dealing with industrial pollution.
technique of
In mathematics, we use many techniques of problem-solving.
2 [uncountable] the special way in which you move your body when you are playing music, doing a sport etc, which is difficult to learn and needs a lot of skill:
He's a great player, with brilliant technique.

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