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ex·plor·a·to·ry

exploratory

 
pronunciation:
ihk splo rih to ri
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: related to, inclined to, or for the purpose of exploration.
Exploratory digging in the area revealed ancient artifacts.She'll have exploratory surgery in order for the doctors to make sure of their diagnosis.
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