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English definition of “hard science”

hard science

noun [C or U]    
science, or a branch of science, in which facts and theories can be firmly and exactly measured, tested, or provedSubjects and disciplines
(Definition of hard science noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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