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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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Since their short-lived relationship was pre-Instagram, there's not a ton of info on the couple, though Cody did joke about their breakup on Hello Ross. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About All of Kylie Jenner's Ex-Boyfriends," 20 Mar. 2019 While there is a mountain of info to learn about the various oil choices, the first step is honestly quite simple: Look in the manual. Paul Weissler, Popular Mechanics, "How to Pick the Right Motor Oil for Your Car," 14 Feb. 2019 The company also provided a bunch of info to read before making the decision to continue with the BRCA testing. Sara Altschule, SELF, "8 Things Not to Say to Someone After a Mastectomy," 3 Dec. 2018 Here are some of the best pieces of info to share throughout the day: 1. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "11 Thanksgiving Fun Facts You'll Want To Share On Turkey Day," 22 Aug. 2018 Not much is known about Riverdale season three right now, but the nuggets of info that are available suggest viewers are in for an even wilder ride than last season—as if that was possible. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Everything We Know About Riverdale Season 3," 19 July 2018 Fortunately, the Internet has plenty of info on foreign brews, which led to a quick study of some of the beers from abroad, whether mass-market or craft brewery creations. Bill Zimmerman,, "World Cup 2018: Virtual beer crawl among the knockout-stage teams," 28 June 2018 That little tidbit of info made me wonder if that's how Lawrence met Maroney in the first place., "Jennifer Lawrence's Rumored Boyfriend Sounds Very Cool," 8 June 2018 Gateway Pundit scoured the internet and found snippets of info proving the Las Vegas shooter was a liberal Democrat, the Washington Post paid Roy Moore’ accusers, the Parkland shooter was a Democrat and the student activists puppets, and so on. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump’s Latest FBI Conspiracy Theory Is His Craziest Yet," 5 June 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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to boil down or concentrate

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