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English definition of “analysis”

analysis

noun [C or U] uk   /əˈnæl.ə.sɪs/ (plural analyses   /-siːz/   ) us  
B2 the act of analysing something: Chemical analysis revealed a high content of copper. I was interested in Clare's analysis of (= examination of and judgment about) the situation.Judgments and analyses
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