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research and developmentnoun [U]

uk   /rɪˌsɜːtʃ ən dɪˈvel.əp.mənt/ us   /ˌriː.sɝːtʃ ən dɪˈvel.əp.mənt/ abbreviation R and D
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research and developmentnoun [U]

uk   us   abbreviation R and D MARKETING, MANAGEMENT
a part of an organization that works to improve its existing products and develop new ones: The company plans to invest $26 million in the project by expanding its research and development operations.
(Definition of research and development from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 研究与开发…
in Chinese (Traditional) 研究與開發…
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