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    Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something.
    [from 14th c. – I need some more Information about this issue.
    The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification.
    [from 14th c. – For your information, I did this because I wanted to.
    (law) 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.
    [from 15th c. – (obsolete) The act of informing against someone, passing on incriminating knowledge; accusation.
    [14th-17th c. – (now rare) The systematic imparting of knowledge; education, training.
    [from 14th c. – (now rare) The creation of form; the imparting of a given quality or characteristic; forming, animation.
    [from 17th c. – (Christianity) Divine inspiration.
    [from 15th c. – (information theory) Any unambiguous abstract data, the smallest possible unit being the bit.
    [from 20th c. – A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber.
    [from 20th c. – As contrasted with data, knowledge which is gathered as a result of processing data.
    [from 20th c. – And as you can see in this slide, we then take the raw data and convert it into information.
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