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noun [C/U]  /ˈsɑɪ·əns/ us  
the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the natural and physical world, or knowledge obtained about the world by watching it carefully and experimenting: [U] Advances in medical science mean that people are living longer. [U] She shows a talent for math and science. Sciences are also particular areas of science, such as biology, chemistry, and physics. Science also refers to subjects which are studied like a science: [U] political/computer science
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