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sciencenoun [C/U]

us   /ˈsɑɪ·əns/
the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the natural and physical world, or knowledge obtained about the world by watching it carefully and experimenting: [U] Advances in medical science mean that people are living longer. [U] She shows a talent for math and science.
Sciences are also particular areas of science, such as biology, chemistry, and physics.
Science also refers to subjects which are studied like a science: [U] political/computer science
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"science" in British English

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sciencenoun

uk   /ˈsaɪ.əns/ us   /ˈsaɪ.əns/
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 science
A2 [U] the study of science: a science graduate/teacherteacher a science course/lesson

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"science" in Business English

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sciencenoun

uk   /saɪəns/ us  
[U] the careful study of the structure and behaviour of the world, especially by doing experiments: pure/applied science Space travel is one of the wonders of modern science. Advances in science and technology are opening the way for new treatments. a science teacher/degree
[U] a subject that is studied using scientific methods: medical/forensic science
[C] a subject such as physics, chemistry, or biology: He studied sciences at California Institute of Technology.
(Definition of science from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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