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research

noun [U, plural]     /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/ /ˈriː.sɜːtʃ/ US  /ˈriː.sɝːtʃ/ (also researches)
B1 a detailed study of a subject, especially in order to discover (new) information or reach a (new) understanding: scientific/medical research a research student/assistant/laboratory They are carrying out/conducting/doing some fascinating research into/on the language of dolphins. His researches in the field of disease prevention produced unexpected results.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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