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“analytical” in British English

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analyticaladjective

uk /ˌæn.əˈlɪt.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌæn.əˈlɪt̬.ɪ.kəl/ formal analytic, uk /ˌæn.əlˈɪt.ɪk/ us /-əˈlɪt̬-/

(Definition of “analytical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“analytical” in American English

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analyticaladjective

us /ˌæn·əlˈɪt̬·ɪ·kəl/ also analytic, /ˌæn·əlˈɪt̬·ɪk/

involving the careful, systematic study of something:

An analytical approach to the problem had surprising results.
analytically
adverb /ˌæn·əlˈɪt̬·ɪk·li/

Then you need to be able to read this book analytically and learn from it.

(Definition of “analytical” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“analytical” in Business English

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analyticaladjective

uk /ˌænəlˈɪtɪkəl/ us also formal analytic

relating to the careful or scientific examination of facts and information:

a person who is analytical likes to examine facts and information in a very careful way:

He has a very analytical mind.
A coldly analytical approach to marketing often generates disappointing returns.
analytically
adverb /ˌænəˈlɪtɪkli/ /-ˈlɪṱ-/

You must have strong communication skills, and be able to think analytically.

(Definition of “analytical” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)