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data

da·ta

data

 
 
pronunciation:
dae t [or] deI t
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part of speech: noun
definition: facts, figures, or other pieces of information that can be used to learn about something. The word "data" is the plural form of "datum," but is often used with a singular verb.
The number of dogs per family in the U.S. and the number of visits to the veterinarian per year are examples of data.Data about population growth is constantly being collected by governments.
synonyms:
statistics
similar words:
evidence, figures, information, material
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