Definition of “fieldwork” - English Dictionary

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“fieldwork” in British English

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fieldworknoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfiːld.wɜːk/ us /ˈfiːld.wɝːk/

study that consists of practical activities that are done away from your school, college, or place of work:

They had to go to Africa to do their fieldwork.

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

“fieldwork” in American English

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fieldworknoun [ U ]

us /ˈfildˌwɜrk/

the testing of scientific theories in real situations:

Marjory did a lot of her fieldwork in the rain forests of Brazil.

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

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