Meaning of RESEARCH in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪˈsə:tʃ ]

disp. n. & v. --n. 1 a the systematic investigation into and study of materials, sources, etc., in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. b (usu. in pl.) an endeavour to discover new or collate old facts etc. by the scientific study of a subject or by a course of critical investigation. 2 (attrib.) engaged in or intended for research (research assistant). --v. 1 tr. do research into or for. 2 intr. make researches. øresearch and development (in industry etc.) work directed towards the innovation, introduction, and improvement of products and processes. øøresearchable adj. researcher n. [obs. F recerche (as RE-, SEARCH)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.