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Meaning of “research and development” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of research and development from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​companyplans to ​invest $26 million in the ​project by ​expanding its ​research and ​developmentoperations.
(Definition of research and development from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “research and development”
in Chinese (Simplified) 研究与开发…
in Chinese (Traditional) 研究與開發…
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