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  • adj. representing the forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.

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  • adj. in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style


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  • The root therefore gives us a fresh angle on the phrase cutting-edge technology.

    The English Is Coming!

  • It was a cutting-edge case because the law was not clear—we were depending on a common-law theory of public nuisance as well as innovative interpretations of statutory law.

    The Good Fight

  • I am lucky — I get to talk to some of the smartest geeks in the world, and to learn from their example about cutting-edge technologies.

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  • They have led to worries among foreign auto makers that China's auto manufacturers could get access to their most cutting-edge technology.

    Toyota Considers Green-Component Shift to China

  • America is still the leader in the kind of cutting-edge technology that expands a nation's long-term economic potential, from renewable energy and medical devices to nanotechnology and cloud computing.

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  • Olympus said the subsidiary was still an engine for creating new businesses, but at that point, ITX's main business had transformed from investing in cutting-edge technologies to selling mobile phones at retail shops in Japan.

    Tech Purchase Emerges in Olympus Web

  • These unemployment numbers have spread riddles, loaded questions and multiple-interview marathons across the corporate food chain, into mature and less cutting-edge industries.

    How to Ace a Google Interview

  • A price war, combined with pressure to come up with the latest cutting-edge technology has squeezed margins across the sector as a whole.

    Alcatel-Lucent Shares Soar on Profit Jump

  • California's defenders argue that the state continues to incubate cutting-edge companies in places like Silicon Valley, where investment remains vigorous, thanks in part to the area's muscular venture-capital industry.

    Cali to Business: Get Out!

  • The €32 million $42 million contract, although valued at less than the price of one fighter jet, holds great significance because it cements the alliance's role in protecting cutting-edge infrastructure, say NATO officials.

    Firms Bid on NATO Cyberwar


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