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research

re·search

research

 
 
pronunciation:
rih suhrch [or] ri suhrch
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part of speech: noun
definition: the serious study and collecting of information about something.
Scientists are doing research to find a cure for cancer and other diseases.She spoke about her research in the field of chemistry.
 
similar words:
inquiry, investigation
derivations: researchable (adj.), researcher (n.)
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  • researcher:
    a person who does research.
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