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discovery

dis·cov·er·y

discovery

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skuh v ri [or] dih skuhv ri
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: discoveries
definition 1: the act or consequence of discovering.
The child's discovery of the cocoon amid the twigs delighted her.The discovery of a treatment for the disease saved many people's lives.It was years before the scientists made their first important discovery.
similar words:
find
definition 2: something that has been discovered.
The evidence of a mass grave was a shocking discovery.
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