Meaning of “aeronautics” in the English Dictionary

"aeronautics" in British English

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aeronauticsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeə.rəˈnɔː.tɪks/ us /ˌer.əˈnɑː.t̬ɪks/
aeronautic
adjective uk /ˌeə.rəˈnɔː.tɪk/ us /ˌer.əˈnɑː.t̬ɪk/

aeronautic design/engineering
aeronautical
adjective uk /ˌeə.rəˈnɔː.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˌer.əˈnɑː.t̬ɪ.kəl/

(Definition of “aeronautics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aeronautics" in Business English

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aeronauticsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeərəˈnɔːtɪks/ us

the designing, building, and flying of planes:

The aeronautics industry is booming and it holds even greater promise for the future.

(Definition of “aeronautics” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)