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English definition of “study”
› [C] a detailed examination of a subject in order to discover new information: The study calls for about $86.7 million in emergency repairs.a study of/on sth She published a study on strategic financial management.carry out/conduct/undertake a study AON consulting conducted a study to identify causes of absenteeism. A recent study of 300 executives found that many wanted more high-tech training. a major/large/national study an independent/in-depth study
› [U] the activity of making a detailed examination of a subject: The recommendations are based on the detailed study of banking profitability. He called for more study of the oceans' role in climate change.
› [U] the activity of learning about a subject, usually at school or university: She switched from Economics to the study of human behaviour.
studies [plural] › the work someone does that involves studying: pursue/neglect/continue your studies He left full-time employment to continue his studies at university. › used in the names of some educational subjects and courses: Business Studies management/environmental/women's studies → See also case study, feasibility study, market study, method study, time and motion study, tracking study, work-study