research

  • 1 research — re‧search [rɪˈsɜːtʆ, ˈriːsɜːtʆ ǁ ɜːr ] noun [uncountable] 1. study of a subject to find out new things about it or to test new ideas, products etc: • A leading pharmaceutical company will finance the research. • What sets us apart from the rest… …

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  • 2 Research — Re*search (r? s?rch ), n. [Pref. re + search: cf OF. recerche, F. recherche.] 1. Diligent inquiry or examination in seeking facts or principles; laborious or continued search after truth; as, researches of human wisdom; to research a topic in the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Research*eu — est un magazine européen dédié à la recherche scientifique dans la communauté européenne. Il est publié en anglais, français, allemand et espagnol et est édité par l unité communication de la DG Recherche de la commission européenne. Son… …

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  • 4 Research*eu — ist der Titel des Magazin des Europäischen Forschungsraums, das die die Europäische Kommission in vier Sprachausgabenn, nämlich auf deutsch, englisch, französisch und spanisch herausgibt. Unter dem alten Namen FTE info Magazin über Europäische… …

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  • 5 research*eu — magazine de l espace européen de la recherche Langue Publié en français, anglais, allemand et espagnol Périodicité Dix numéros par an Rédacteur en chef …

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  • 6 Research eu — research*eu ist der Titel des Magazins des Europäischen Forschungsraums, das die Europäische Kommission in vier Sprachen, nämlich auf Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch herausgibt. Unter dem alten Namen FTE info – Magazin über… …

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  • 7 research — ► NOUN ▪ the systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. ► VERB 1) carry out research into. 2) use research to discover or verify information to be presented in (a book, programme, etc.).… …

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  • 8 research — [rē′sʉrch΄, ri sʉrch′] n. [MFr recerche < recercher, to travel through, survey: see RE & SEARCH] [sometimes pl.] careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or… …

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  • 9 research — I noun analysis, careful search, close inquiry, eruditio, examination, experimentation, exploration, factfinding, indagation, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, investigation, observation, probe, pursuit, quest, questioning,… …

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  • 10 research — 1570s, act of searching closely, from M.Fr. recerche (1530s), from O.Fr. recercher seek out, search closely, from re , intensive prefix, + cercher to seek for (see SEARCH (Cf. search)). Meaning scientific inquiry is first attested 1630s. Related …

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  • 11 research — [n] examination, study analysis, delving, experimentation, exploration, factfinding, fishing expedition*, groundwork, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, investigation, legwork*, probe, probing, quest, R and D*, scrutiny; concepts 349,362 Ant.… …

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  • 12 research — e*search , v. t. [Pref. re + search: cf. OF. recerchier, F. rechercher.] To search or examine with continued care; to seek diligently. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Research — Research,das:1.⇨Marktforschung–2.⇨Meinungsforschung …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 14 research — investigation, *inquiry, inquisition, inquest, probe …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 Research — An exhaustive experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 16 research — In BrE the noun and verb are both traditionally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, but first syllable stressing of the noun (ree serch), influenced by American practice, is increasingly heard, especially on radio and television …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 Research — This article is about the search for knowledge. For the suburb of Melbourne, Australia, see Research, Victoria. For the Wikipedia policy, see Wikipedia:Original research. For information on using Wikipedia for research, see Wikipedia:Researching… …

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  • 18 research — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, detailed, in depth, meticulous, painstaking, rigorous, thorough ▪ considerable, exhaustive …

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  • 19 research — I UK [rɪˈsɜː(r)tʃ] / UK [ˈriːsɜː(r)tʃ] / US [rɪˈsɜrtʃ] / US [ˈrɪˌsɜrtʃ] noun [uncountable] *** Get it right: research: Research is an uncountable noun, and so: ▪  it is hardly ever used in the plural ▪  it never comes after a or a number Wrong:… …

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  • 20 research — re|search1 [ rı sɜrtʃ, ri,sɜrtʃ ] noun uncount *** the detailed study of something in order to discover new facts, especially in a university or scientific institution: Recent research shows that babies in the womb can be influenced by music. She …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English