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science

noun
 
 
/saɪəns/
[U] the careful study of the structure and behaviour of the world, especially by doing experiments: pure/applied science Space travel is one of the wonders of modern science. Advances in science and technology are opening the way for new treatments. a science teacher/degree
[U] a subject that is studied using scientific methods: medical/forensic science
[C] a subject such as physics, chemistry, or biology: He studied sciences at California Institute of Technology.
(Definition of science from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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