technophobe
noun see technophobia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • technophobe — UK [ˈteknəʊfəʊb] / US [ˈteknəˌfoʊb] noun [countable] Word forms technophobe : singular technophobe plural technophobes someone who does not like, trust, or want to use technology, especially computers …   English dictionary

  • technophobe — [[t]te̱knoʊfoʊb[/t]] technophobes N COUNT If you refer to someone as a technophobe, you mean that they do not like new technology, such as computers or mobile telephones, and are afraid to use it …   English dictionary

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  • technophobe — See technophobia. * * * …   Universalium

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  • technophobe — ● adj. et n. m. ►SOC Personne souffrant de technophobie. Dans nos sociétés occidentales, c est une affection grave, pourtant recherchée par certains. Voir néo luddisme …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

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