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statistics

sta·tis·tics

statistics

 
 
pronunciation:
st tI stihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a plural verb) pieces of data or facts gathered in the form of numbers.
Some statistics show that there are more females in our society than males.
 
similar words:
data, material
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The word statistics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology