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English definition of “scientific”

scientific

adjective
 
 
/ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/
B1 relating to science, or using the organized methods of science: scientific experiments/research Subjects and disciplines
scientifically adverb B2 a scientifically proven fact
(Definition of scientific from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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