Meaning of “research” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/

B1 detailed study of a subject in order to discover new information:

research into language development
They are doing research into the effects of passive smoking.
a research project
→ See also market research

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(Definition of “research noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)