R and D Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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R and Dnoun [U]

(also R & D) uk   us  
abbreviation forresearch and ​development: the ​part of a ​business that ​tries to ​findways to ​improveexistingproducts, and to ​develop new ​ones: If we ​want to get ​ahead of ​ourcompetitors, we ought to ​invest more in R and D.
(Definition of R and D from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"R and D" in Business English

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R and Dnoun [U]

(also R & D) uk   us  
PRODUCTION abbreviation for research and ​development: the ​part of an ​organization that ​works to ​improve its ​products and ​develop new ones, or the ​activity of doing this: The ​mobilecommunicationsgrouprealizes it ​needs to ​invest more in R & D to ​keep up with the ​marketleaders. His ​department is R and D.
(Definition of R and D from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “R and D”
in Chinese (Simplified) 研究与开发(部)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 研究與開發(部)…
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