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"research" in British English

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researchnoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/ /ˈriː.sɜːtʃ/  us   /ˈriː.sɝːtʃ/  /rɪˈsɝːtʃ/ (UK also researches [plural])

researchverb [I or T]

uk   /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/  us   /rɪˈsɝːtʃ/
B2 to study a subject in detail, especially in order to discover new information or reach a new understanding: She's researching into possible cures for AIDS. Journalists were frantically researching the new prime minister's background, family, and interests.

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researcher
noun [C] uk   /rɪˈsɜː.tʃər/  us   /rɪˈsɝː.tʃɚ/

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B2 a television/political researcher
(Definition of research from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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researchnoun [U]

 us   /ˈri·sɜrtʃ, rɪˈsɜrtʃ/
a detailed study of a subject in order to discover information or achieve a new understanding of it: medical/scientific research The US government has funded some research on high-speed trains. I like doing research.
research
verb [I/T]  us   /rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri·sɜrtʃ/
[T] Obviously they didn’t research it and get enough information.
researcher
noun [C]  us   /rɪˈsɜr·tʃər, ˈriˌsɜr-/
(Definition of research from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"research" in Business English

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researchnoun [U]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/
detailed study of a subject, especially in order to discover new information or understand the subject better: research into/on sth He is conducting detailed research into the effects of advertising on children.carry out/do/conduct research The doctor has carried out extensive research on the superbug. We'll need to do some research into the market before we commit ourselves. It was a useful piece of research.scientific/medical research He doesn't believe the scientific research. a research assistant/student a research grant

researchverb [I or T]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/
to study a subject carefully or in detail, especially in order to discover new information or understand the subject better: research into sth She researches into the effects of climate change.
(Definition of research from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “research”
in Korean 연구, 조사…
in Arabic بَحْث…
in Malaysian kajian…
in French (de) recherche…
in Russian исследование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 研究, 調查, 探索…
in Italian ricerca, ricerche…
in Turkish araştırma, inceleme, tetkik…
in Polish badania (naukowe)…
in Spanish investigación, estudio, investigar…
in Vietnamese cuộc nghiên cứu…
in Portuguese pesquisa…
in Thai การวิจัย…
in German die Forschung, Forschungs-……
in Catalan investigació…
in Japanese 調査, 研究, リサーチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 研究, 调查, 探索…
in Indonesian penelitian…
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