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English definition of “research”

research

verb [I or T]     /rɪˈsɜːtʃ/ US  /-ˈsɝːtʃ/
B2 to study a subject in detail, especially in order to discover new information or reach a new understanding: She's researching into possible cures for AIDS. Journalists were frantically researching the new prime minister's background, family, and interests.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing researcher     /-ˈsɜː.tʃər/ US  /-ˈsɝː.tʃɚ/ noun [C] B2 a television/political researcherInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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