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English definition of “experimentation”

experimentation

noun [U]     /ɪkˌsper.ɪ.menˈteɪ.ʃən/
the process of trying methods, activities, etc. to discover what effect they have: Children need the opportunity for experimentation. Extensive experimentation is needed before new drugs can be sold. Experimentation with illegal drugs is dangerous.Testing, checking and experimenting
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