in·​fo | \ˈin-(ˌ)fō \

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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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Send feedback and tips to, find us on Twitter @FortuneLedger or email/DM me directly at the contact info below. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "The Ledger: Facebook's Self-Interested Crypto Reversal," 30 June 2018 The two exchanged contact info, and a meeting was set up at the Miramax office in Tribeca. Kathryn Lindsay,, "Harvey Weinstein Has Pleaded Not Guilty To Rape & Criminal Sex Act Charges," 5 June 2018 For info and online condolences,, "Josephine R. McBrien," 30 May 2018 To reserve your spot or to find out more info and a location, call Denise at 860-258-2786. Courant Community, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 29 May 2018 For a quiet escape, stroll the beautiful gardens of the Round Top Festival Institute, where the Round Top Music Festival runs June 3-July 14; info and tickets at Houston Chronicle, "Austin, Waco, New Orleans and more: An easy guide to easy getaways from Houston," 10 May 2018 The latter can be tweaked to show trip stats, driver-assist info, and current mileage. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Mazda CX-9 review: 90% of the luxury for 75% of the price," 27 Apr. 2018 More info and tickets links at Troy Reimink, Detroit Free Press, "Andre the Giant featured in Freep Film Fest wrestling documentary," 12 Apr. 2018 And planning systems, which synthesize all that info and actually chart the vehicle’s journey from this intersection to that one. Aarian Marshall, WIRED, "The Never-Ending Self-Driving Car Project," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of info

1907, in the meaning defined above

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