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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To study and investigate for the purpose of discovering and explaining a subject, theory or event; inquiry.

Usage examples (39)
  • If men liked shopping, they'd call it research.
  • Their pottery deserves more research than it has received
  • The students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project
  • That's posted at YouTube under the title research oilfield and oil spill. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''research" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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