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English definition of “exploration”

exploration

noun [C/U]    /ˌek·spləˈreɪ·ʃən, ˌekˌsplɔ-/
the act of traveling to a place or searching a place in order to learn about it: [U] oil / gas exploration [U] space exploration
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