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science

sci·ence

science

 
pronunciation:
saI ns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: systematic observation and testing of natural phenomena in a search for general laws and conclusive evidence.
synonyms:
natural science, physical science
definition 2: a particular branch of this activity, such as physics or biology.
definition 3: any disciplined, systematized area of study.
synonyms:
discipline, study
similar words:
theory
Word History
Science comes from a Latin word that means "knowledge."
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suffix for science
Word Parts
The word science contains the following part:
sci Latin root that means to know