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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Contact Sharon LeBlanc for more info or to become a vendor at 860-484-9283., "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 12 July 2019 Check out the quick reviews below of our top five water filters, or scroll deeper for more helpful buying info and full reviews of those models plus other high-ranking options. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "The 8 Best Water Filters to Purify Your Home’s Water," 28 June 2019 And features director Justine Harman planned our once-in-a-lifetime Summit lineup (click here for ticket info). Samantha Barry, Glamour, "For 2018, Glamour's Women of the Year Honorees Were Called to Action," 31 Oct. 2018 The other main way Facebook gets info from non-users is from its contact upload feature. Kurt Wagner, Recode, "This is how Facebook collects data on you even if you don’t have an account," 20 Apr. 2018 Many of the listings are created for and by other companies that want to boost their own business info ahead of competitors in the search results, while others are simply scams. Alexis Reliford,, "You Can’t Trust Google Maps To Find It All — Fake Businesses Are Everywhere," 25 June 2019 Many of us just take for granted that websites are trying to separate us from our personal info. David Lazarus,, "‘Dark patterns’ are steering many internet users into making bad decisions," 25 June 2019 Contact info: 224-704-2296 Owner: Tiffany Rice Time in business: Six months. Erin Sauder, Elgin Courier-News, "Down to Business: Blush by Tiffany born after job layoff prompts Elgin woman to take a leap of faith," 7 June 2019 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

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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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