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analysisnoun [C/U]

 us   /əˈnæl·ə·sɪs/ (plural analyses  /əˈnæl·əˌsiz/ )
the ​process of ​studying or ​examining something in an ​organized way to ​learn more about it, or a ​particularstudy of something: [C] Chemical analysis of the woman’s ​dressrevealedtraces of ​blood. Analysis is also a ​shortform of psychoanalysis .
(Definition of analysis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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analysisnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˈnæl.ə.sɪs/ (plural analyses uk   /-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.
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analysisnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /əˈnæləsɪs/ (plural analyses /əˈnæləsiːz/ )
the ​study of something in detail: carry out/perform/conduct an analysis We ​carried out an analysis of visitors to the ​website by age, sex, and ​region.scientific/chemical analysis Chemical analysis revealed a high ​content of copper.detailed/comprehensive/in-depth analysis The ​data can be ​fed to a ​computer for detailed analysis. statistical/​structural/​numerical analysis
someone's ​opinion, ​based on the ​knowledge and ​information they have, of what a ​situation is and what it ​means: I was interested in Clare's analysis of the ​quarterlysalesfigures. What's your analysis of the ​currenteconomiccrisis?
in the last/final analysis after everything has been considered: In the ​final analysis, you've got to have some ​kind of ​criteria for ​assessingpeople.
(Definition of analysis from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “analysis”
in Korean 분석…
in Arabic تَحْليل…
in Malaysian analisis, rawatan…
in French analyse, psychanalyse…
in Russian анализ…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分析…
in Italian analisi…
in Turkish analiz, irdeleme, inceleme…
in Polish analiza…
in Spanish análisis, psicoanálisis…
in Vietnamese sự phân tích, phân tâm học…
in Portuguese análise…
in Thai การวิเคราะห์, จิตวิเคราะห์…
in German die Analyse…
in Catalan anàlisi…
in Japanese 分析, 解析…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分析…
in Indonesian analisis, psikoanalisis…
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