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Etymology

From Middle English {{enm|informacion}}, {{enm|enformacion}}, from Template:Xno {{ Template:Fro/script |[[informacioun#Template:Fro|informacioun]]|face=term|lang=fro}}, [[enformation#|enformation]], Template:Fro {{ Template:Fro/script |[[information#Template:Fro|information]]|face=term|lang=fro}}, from {{la|īnfōrmātiō||formation, conception; education}}, from the participle stem of {{la|īnformāre||to inform}}. Compare West Frisian {{fy|ynformaasje||information}}, Dutch {{nl|informatie||information}}, German {{de|Information||information}}, Danish {{da|information||information}}, Swedish {{sv|information||information}}.

Pronunciation

Noun

Information (usually uncountable; plural [[Informations#|Informations]])
  1. Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something. Template:Defdate
    I need some more information about this issue.
  2. The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification. Template:Defdate
    For your information, I did this because I wanted to.
  3. (Articleslegal) A statement of criminal activity brought before a judge or magistrate; in the UK, used to inform a magistrate of an offence and request a warrant; in the US, an accusation brought before a judge without a grand jury indictment. Template:Defdate
  4. (Articlesobsolete) The act of informing against someone, passing on incriminating knowledge; accusation. Template:Defdate
  5. (Articlesnow Articlesrare) The systematic imparting of knowledge; education, training. Template:Defdate
  6. (Articlesnow Articlesrare) The creation of form; the imparting of a given quality or characteristic; forming, animation. Template:Defdate
  7. (ArticlesChristianity) Divine inspiration. Template:Defdate
  8. (Articlesinformation theory) Any unambiguous abstract data, the smallest possible unit being the bit. Template:Defdate
  9. A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber. Template:Defdate
  10. As contrasted with data, knowledge which is gathered as a result of processing data. Template:Defdate
    And as you can see in this slide, we then take the raw data and convert it into information.
  11. (Articlescomputing) […] the meaning that a human assigns to data by means of the known conventions used in its representation.

Usage notes

  • The definition of information in the computing context is from an international standard vocabulary which, though formally accepted, is largely ignored by the computing profession that should be adhering to it.[1]

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Danish

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Etymology

Borrowed from English information.

Noun

Template:Da-noun

  1. (An) information.

Inflection

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. (Articlescountable) piece of information; datum
    Cette information nous est parvenue hier soir.
  2. (Articlesplural only) news
    Tous les jours, il regarde la télé le midi pour suivre les informations.
  3. (Articlesuncountable) information
    Théorie de l'information.

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Swedish

Etymology

From  [[informatio#|informatio]].

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. information

Declension

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