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Meaning of “trial and error” in the English Dictionary

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trial and errornoun [U]

 us   /ˈtrɑɪ·əl ən ˈer·ər, ˈtrɑɪl/
a way of ​achieving an ​aim or ​solving a ​problem by ​trying different ​methods and ​learning from ​yourmistakes: In a ​languagelab, ​studentslearn by trial and error.
(Definition of trial and error from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trial and error”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反复试验,试错法…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反覆試驗,試錯法…
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