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adjective scientific pronunciation in American English /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/
  1. 1
    relating to science, or based on its methods
    scientific research/evidence/procedures
    a scientific truth/fact/claim
    scientific instruments
  2. 2
    done in an organized way
    There’s nothing scientific about the process they use to select people.
    Modern archaeology is more scientific than in the past.

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 scientific pronunciation in American English /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪkli/ adverb


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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