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noun science pronunciation in American English /ˈsaɪəns/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the study and knowledge of the physical world and its behavior that is based on experiments and facts that can be proved, and is organized into a system

    There’s a shortage of people competent in math, science, and technology.

    Chris is studying science at school.

    a science teacher

  2. 2
    [countable] a scientific subject such as chemistry, physics, or biology
    science of:

    the modern science of ecology

  3. 3
    [countable] an organized way of making, arranging, or dealing with something
    science of:

    the science of brewing beer


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