Meaning of “study” - Learner’s Dictionary

study

noun uk us /ˈstʌdi/
FINDING OUT INFORMATION [ C ]

B2 the activity of studying a subject in detail in order to discover new information:

For years, studies have shown the link between smoking and cancer.
LEARNING [ U ]

B2 the activity of learning about a subject, usually at school or university:

the study of English literature
ROOM [ C ]

B1 a room in a house where you can read, write, etc

→ See also case study

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