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adjective experimental pronunciation in British English /ɪkˌsperɪˈment(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    using new ideas or methods that are not yet proved to be successful every time
    The operation is still considered risky and experimental.
    experimental teaching materials
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  2. 2
    relating to, based on, or used in scientific experiments
    results obtained under the new experimental conditions
    Experimental evidence supports this conclusion.

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The treatment has been used experimentally, but it is too early to tell whether it works.


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