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English definition of “discovery”

discovery

noun [C or U]     /dɪˈskʌv.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
B2 the process of finding information, a place, or an object, especially for the first time, or the thing that is found: the discovery of electricity Leonardo made many scientific discoveries. a journey/voyage of discovery The discovery of a body in the undergrowth started a murder enquiry.Finding and discovering
(Definition of discovery noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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