appropriate technology

noun

Definition of appropriate technology

: technology that is suitable to the social and economic conditions of the geographic area in which it is to be applied, is environmentally sound, and promotes self-sufficiency on the part of those using it

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First Known Use of appropriate technology

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Appropriate technology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appropriate%20technology. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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