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"empirical" in British English

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empiricaladjective

uk   /ɪmˈpɪr.ɪ.kəl/  us /emˈpɪr.ɪ.kəl/
(Definition of empirical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"empirical" in American English

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empiricaladjective

 us   /ɪmˈpɪr·ɪ·kəl/
based on what is ​experienced or ​seenrather than on ​theory: We have no empirical ​evidence that the ​industry is in ​trouble.
empirically
adverb  /ɪmˈpɪr·ɪ·kli/
(Definition of empirical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"empirical" in Business English

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empiricaladjective

uk   us   /ɪmˈpɪrɪkəl/
based on what is ​experienced or seen rather than on ​theory: empirical analysis/research/study The diagnosis of a ​business problem should be ​based both on empirical ​analysis and on ​theoreticalanalysis. empirical ​evidence/​data/​finding
(Definition of empirical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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