rocket science Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"rocket science" in British English

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rocket sciencenoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​scientificstudy of ​rockets
rocket scientist
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of rocket science from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rocket science" in Business English

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rocket sciencenoun [U]

uk   us  
TRANSPORT the scientific ​study of rockets: The ​technology encompasses ​rocketscience and jet ​engines.
(it's) not rocket science informal used to say that you do not ​think that something is very difficult to do or to understand: Choosing the best ​pensionprovider is not ​rocketscience.
(Definition of rocket science from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rocket science”
in Chinese (Simplified) 火箭科学,火箭学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火箭科學,火箭學…
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