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- short for optoelectronics
- ‘The creation of the actual job figures, predominantly well paid and highly-qualified posts, was not recorded in the report, but the areas of software, telecoms, pharmaceuticals and optronics show the most growth.’
- ‘‘As they move into optronics, these firms will be able to continue to use Ireland,’ he says.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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