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Meaning of “fieldwork” in the English Dictionary

"fieldwork" in British English

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fieldworknoun [U]

uk   /ˈfiːld.wɜːk/  us   /-wɝːk/
study that consists of ​practicalactivities that are done away from ​yourschool, ​college, or ​place of ​work: They had to go to ​Africa to do ​their fieldwork.
(Definition of fieldwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fieldwork" in American English

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fieldworknoun [U]

 us   /ˈfildˌwɜrk/
the ​testing of ​scientifictheories in ​realsituations: Marjory did a lot of her fieldwork in the ​rainforests of Brazil.
(Definition of fieldwork from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fieldwork”
in Chinese (Simplified) 实地考察, 野外研究…
in Chinese (Traditional) 實地考察, 野外研究…
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