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411 [slang], advice(s), gen [chiefly British], information, intelligence, item, news, story, tidings, uncos [chiefly Scottish], word

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It contains a surprising amount of info for such a little book. wondered about the fate of newspapers, seeing as so many people now go on the Internet for info

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About half an hour later, a detective left the emergency room to speak with the family members, some of whom took down his contact info. Alice Yin,, "Simeon freshman, 15, killed in West Englewood shooting: ‘He was a baby, and they took him’," 15 June 2019 Deadline to send info on events is Thursday; email me. Marc Bona,, "Beer calendar: Platform’s 5th anniversary party, Great Lakes dinner and release, more," 3 June 2019 More must-know foundation info: Now watch Kendall Jenner answer fan's questions on Twitter: Follow Marci on Instagram and Twitter, or subscribe to Allure's newsletter for daily beauty stories delivered right to your inbox. Marci Robin, Allure, "Kendall Jenner’s Makeup Artist Mary Phillips Swears By This Genius Foundation-Refreshing Technique," 16 May 2019 Naturally, a surprised Andy flipped out over this new info (honestly, same). Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Maren Morris Was Actually Rejected From 'The Voice' and 'American Idol'," 23 Mar. 2019 This includes not only items programmed into the mission profile or identified by the crew or vehicle AI, but also info shared by other friendly forces. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "This Crazy Ad for an Israeli Future Tank Is Something Else," 12 Mar. 2019 The info-light website for the new title carries the following copy from Obsidian: The Outer Worlds is a new single-player, first-person, sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "Obsidian Entertainment finally announces its Fallout: New Vegas successor," 7 Dec. 2018 Over the weekend, Senator Chuck Schumer and fellow lawmakers called for Marriott to cover the $110 new passport fee for anyone who's info was compromised. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, "After Data Breach, Marriott Will Pay for New Passports," 5 Dec. 2018 Send arts event info to Louisville Courier Journal, The Courier-Journal, "Concerts this week in Louisville: Shania Twain, Smashing Pumpkins & more," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of info

1907, in the meaning defined above

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