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scientific

view main entry for scientific adjective  /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪk/
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scientifically

  /ˌsaɪənˈtɪfɪkli/ adverb
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in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders

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unhappen

be reversed; be as if it had never happened

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