in·​fo | \ ˈin-(ˌ)fō How to pronounce info (audio) \

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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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Here’s some background info on the Queen of Tea's relationship with her soon-to-be ex-husband: 1994: Wendy and Kevin meet for the first time. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "A Timeline of Wendy Williams and Her Soon-to-Be Ex-Husband Kevin Hunter's Relationship," 11 Apr. 2019 Mise-En-Scène will be releasing more info on its Blackpink collab, as well as a full-length video, on Monday, October 8. Devon Abelman, Allure, "K-Pop Group Blackpink Is About to Drop a Rose-Gold Hair Dye," 5 Oct. 2018 More info on deals will be released as the sale gets closer. Doreen Christensen,, "Amazon has already kicked off hot Prime Day deals ahead of July 16 megasale," 5 July 2018 See a tentative schedule of events below and find more info at Monica Mercuri, Billboard, "HBO Announces LGBTQ+ Summer-Long Pop-Up Experience With Dan Reynolds 'Believer' Doc & More," 4 June 2018 Find more info here, and please don’t try to pull a fast one on Chester the Ballon Jester. Michael Andor Brodeur,, "The Weekender: Elle Fanning, fashionistas, fierceness, and family fun," 31 May 2018 Bungie is planning an official live stream on Twitch to reveal more info on April 24th. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Destiny 2’s second expansion is called Warmind and launches on May 8th," 11 Apr. 2018 For much more detailed info on the experience, read our review of the original Elgato Stream Deck. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Elgato's Stream Deck Mini is smaller, cheaper, and just as full-featured as the bigger broadcaster tool," 24 July 2018 Visit the Free Comic Book Day website for specific info. Michael Sangiacomo,, "Free Comic Book Day releases key books this weekend," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of info

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of info was in 1907

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