Meaning of “the natural sciences” in the English Dictionary

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"the natural sciences" in British English

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the natural sciencesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌnætʃ.ər.əl ˈsaɪ.ən.sɪz/ us /ˌnætʃ.ɚ.əl ˈsaɪ.ən.sɪz/

subjects such as biology, physics, and chemistry in which things that can be seen in nature are studied

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