Meaning of SCIENCE in English

SCIENCE

transcription, транскрипция: [ saɪəns ]

( sciences)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

Science is the study of the nature and behaviour of natural things and the knowledge that we obtain about them.

The best discoveries in science are very simple.

...science and technology.

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2.

A science is a particular branch of science such as physics, chemistry, or biology.

Physics is the best example of a science which has developed strong, abstract theories.

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3.

A science is the study of some aspect of human behaviour, for example sociology or anthropology.

...the modern science of psychology.

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4.

see also domestic science , exact science , Master of Science , political science , social science

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