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noun uk   us   /saɪəns/
A2 [U] (knowledge from) the careful study of the structure and behaviour of the physical world, especially by watching, measuring, and doing experiments, and the development of theories to describe the results of these activities: pure/applied science recent developments in science and technology Space travel is one of the marvels/wonders of modern science.B1 [C or U] a particular subject that is studied using scientific methods: physical sciences Economics is not an exact science. advances in medical scienceA2 [U] the study of science: a science graduate/teacher a science course/lesson
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