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English definition of “synthesis”

synthesis

noun uk   /ˈsɪn.θə.sɪs/ us  

synthesis noun (CHEMICAL PRODUCTION)

[U] specialized chemistry the production of a substance from simpler materials after a chemical reaction Physical and chemical processes

synthesis noun (MIX)

[C] (plural syntheses) formal the mixing of different ideas, influences, or things to make a whole that is different, or new: He describes his latest record as "a synthesis of African and Latin rhythms".Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
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