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scientificadjective

 us   /ˌsɑɪ·ənˈtɪf·ɪk/
relating to science: The biotechnology center is on the cutting edge of scientific research. Scientific also means using organized methods, like those of science: I haven’t been very scientific about the design of the garden.
scientifically
adverb  us   /ˌsɑɪ·ənˈtɪf·ɪk·li/
Translations of “scientific”
in Korean 과학적인…
in Arabic عِلْمي…
in Portuguese científico…
in Catalan científic…
in Japanese 科学的な, 科学の…
in Italian scientifico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 科學的, 應用科學方法的, 審慎而系統化的…
in Russian научный…
in Turkish bilimsel, ilmî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 科学的, 应用科学方法的, 审慎而系统的…
in Polish naukowy…
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