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research and development

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation R and D) MARKETING, MANAGEMENT
a part of an organization that works to improve its existing products and develop new ones: The company plans to invest $26 million in the project by expanding its research and development operations.
Translations of “research and development”
in Chinese (Traditional) 研究與開發…
in Chinese (Simplified) 研究与开发…
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