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anecdotaladjective

uk   /ˌæn.ɪkˈdəʊ.təl/  us   /ˌæn.ɪkˈdoʊ.t̬əl/
Anecdotal information is not based on facts or careful study: anecdotal evidence
(Definition of anecdotal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"anecdotal" in American English

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anecdotaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌæn·ɪkˈdoʊ·t̬əl/
based on reports or things someone saw rather than on proven facts: There is only anecdotal evidence that the medicine works.
(Definition of anecdotal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anecdotal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 趣闻的,轶事的, 传闻的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 趣聞的,軼事的, 傳聞的…
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