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English definition of “metaphysics”

metaphysics

noun [U] uk   /ˌmet.əˈfɪz.ɪks/ us    /ˌmet̬-/
the part of philosophy that is about understanding existence and knowledgePhilosophy
metaphysical
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/ us  
Most teenagers ask themselves metaphysical questions such as "What is love?" and "What is death?"Philosophy
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