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scientific

adjective uk   /ˌsaɪənˈtɪf.ɪk/ us  
B1 relating to science, or using the organized methods of science: a scientific discovery/experiment/theory scientific data/evidence/research The project has attracted considerable criticism from the scientific community (= from scientists).Subjects and disciplines careful and using a system or method: We will have to adopt a more scientific approach in the future. I try to arrange things in some kind of a system, but I'm not very scientific about it.Classifying and creating orderPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
scientifically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
B2 scientifically provenSubjects and disciplines
(Definition of scientific from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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