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English definition of “study”

study

verb [I or T] (LEARN)    /ˈstʌd.i/
A1 to learn about a subject, especially in an educational course or by reading books: to study biology/chemistry Next term we shall study plants and how they grow. She's been studying for her doctorate for three years already.Knowing and learning
(Definition of study verb (LEARN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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