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study

noun
 
 
/ˈstʌdi/
FINDING OUT INFORMATION [C] B2 the activity of studying a subject in detail in order to discover new information: For years, studies have shown the link between smoking and cancer.Knowing and learning
LEARNING [U] B2 the activity of learning about a subject, usually at school or university: the study of English literatureKnowing and learning
ROOM [C] B1 a room in a house where you can read, write, etc →  See also case study Rooms
(Definition of study noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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