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theory

noun
 
 
/ˈθɪəri/
IDEA [C] B2 an idea or set of ideas that is intended to explain something
kuram, teori
Darwin's theory of evolutionPhilosophyIdeas, concepts and theories
PRINCIPLES [U] the set of principles on which a subject is based
kuram, teori
economic theoryPhilosophyIdeas, concepts and theories
in theory B2 If something is possible in theory, it should be possible but often it does not happen this way.
kuramsal olarak, teorik olarak
Ideas, concepts and theories
Translations of “theory”
in Korean 이론…
in Arabic نَظَرِيّة…
in French théorie…
in Italian teoria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理論, 學說, 意見…
in Russian теория…
in Polish teoria…
in Spanish teoría…
in Portuguese teoria…
in German die Theorie…
in Catalan teoria…
in Japanese 理論, 説…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理论, 学说, 意见…
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