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mathematics

noun [U] uk   /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪks/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/ formal (UK maths, US math)
A2 the study of numbers, shapes, and space using reason and usually a special system of symbols and rules for organizing them
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mathematical
adjective uk   /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
B2 a mathematical formula
mathematically
adverb uk   /ˌmæθˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
Translations of “mathematics”
in Arabic رِياضِيّات, حِساب…
in Korean 수학…
in Malaysian matematik…
in French mathématiques…
in Turkish matematik, matematik bilimi…
in Italian matematica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數學…
in Russian математика…
in Polish matematyka…
in Vietnamese môn toán học…
in Spanish matemáticas…
in Portuguese matemática…
in Thai คณิตศาสตร์ (คำเรียกย่อของวิชาคณิตศาสตร์)…
in German die Mathematik…
in Catalan matemàtiques…
in Japanese 数学…
in Indonesian matematika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数学…
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