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English definition of “empirical”


adjective    /ɪmˈpɪr·ɪ·kəl/
based on what is experienced or seen rather than on theory : We have no empirical evidence that the industry is in trouble . empirically  /ɪmˈpɪr·ɪ·kli/ adverb
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