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metaphysics

noun [U] uk   /ˌmet.əˈfɪz.ɪks/ us    /ˌmet̬-/
the part of philosophy that is about understanding existence and knowledge
metaphysical
adjective uk   /-ɪ.kəl/ us  
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Most teenagers ask themselves metaphysical questions such as "What is love?" and "What is death?"
Translations of “metaphysics”
in Spanish metafísica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形而上學,玄學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形而上学,玄学…
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