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English definition of “mathematics”

mathematics

noun [U]     /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪks/ US  /-ˈmæt̬-/ (UK informal maths, US informal math) formal
A2 the study of numbers, shapes, and space using reason and usually a special system of symbols and rules for organizing them → See also algebra, arithmetic, geometryBranches and types of mathematicsSubjects and disciplines mathematical     /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈmæt̬-/ adjective B2 a mathematical formulaBranches and types of mathematics mathematically     /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ US  /-ˈmæt̬-/ adverb Branches and types of mathematics
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