exploration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"exploration" in British English

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explorationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌek.spləˈreɪ.ʃən/
the ​activity of ​searching and ​finding out about something: Livingstone was the first ​European to make an exploration of the Zambezi ​river (= to ​travel to it in ​order to ​discover more about it). We need to ​carry out a ​full exploration (= ​examination) of all the ​alternatives. The exploration (= ​search) for new ​sources of ​energy is ​vital for the ​future of ​ourplanet.
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(Definition of exploration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exploration" in American English

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explorationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌek·spləˈreɪ·ʃən, ˌekˌsplɔ-/
the ​act of ​traveling to a ​place or ​searching a ​place in ​order to ​learn about it: [U] oil/​gas exploration [U] space exploration
(Definition of exploration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exploration" in Business English

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explorationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌekspləˈreɪʃən/
the ​act of ​searching for something: oil/​gas/​mineral exploration
the ​act of going to a ​place to learn about it: space/​marine/Arctic exploration
(Definition of exploration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exploration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 探测, 勘查, 探索…
in Chinese (Traditional) 探測, 勘查, 探索…
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