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[in-foh] /ˈɪn foʊ/
noun, Informal.
Origin of info
1910-1915
1910-15; by final shortening
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  • They were doped to the ears, and sometimes you can get info from them right quick.

    Prologue to an Analogue Leigh Richmond
  • He looked up when Hugh came in, tore the paper into fragments, and tossed them info the waste-basket.

    The Plastic Age Percy Marks
  • "But they'll ask why we didn't radio the info, sir," said Jones uneasily.

    The Dope on Mars John Michael Sharkey
  • When it has come to a boil, mix a table-spoonful of flour in three table-spoonfuls of milk, and stir it info the boiling liquid.

  • Fred and the others joined in, and Perry scrawled a drunken note to Tjan and Kettlewell with the info.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
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info1

/ˈɪnfəʊ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for information

info2

abbreviation
1.
an information provider
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n.

1906, short for information.

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info

noun

Information; poop: I can slip you the info (1906+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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information

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