rih suhrch [or] ri suhrch
definition 1: systematic investigation and study to obtain and analyze information, as about a theory, event, intellectual discipline, or the like.
example: The institute is conducting research on the benefits of sleep.
example: More research needs to be carried out before a cure can be found for this disease.
example: I had to do some research in the library for my history paper.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun “research” in academic writing or speaking
VERB + research: conduct ~ , carry out ~ , undertake ~, fund ~
research + VERB: ~ examine (e.g., our research examines the impact of the rise in water levels), ~ indicate, ~ suggest (e.g., preliminary research suggests that the opposite is true), ~ support, ~investigate, ~ explore, ~ focus (e.g., the research focuses on two important issues), ~ demonstrate, ~ document