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Surely racing is anything but an exact science. The Sun (2016)There have been so many cases in the past of government science experiments going wrong. The Sun (2013)What do governments do about the distribution of their support for science and technology? Yearley, Steven Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)She urged them to study maths or sciences instead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The evidence from modern science bears this out. Paul Martin MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)There are some good insights from the science of behaviour at play here. The Sun (2011)But demand has been rising in the biological sciences and chemistry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She agreed that gastric emptying was not an exact science. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The information and ideas come from most of the natural and physical sciences and beyond. Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)No longer does he look like a science experiment gone awry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Beyond these there is no general consensus on the specific nature of a science. Tom Cannon Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)We have kept the investment in science and technology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This tendency has been produced by the convergence of two fields, cognitive science and evolutionary biology. Christianity Today (2000)They see a one-year masters in computer sciences as a way of making that transition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We expect sciences like physics and chemistry to tell us basic, reliable things about the structure of the physical world. Salkie, Raphael The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)


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British English: science   /ˈsaɪəns/ NOUN
Science is the study of the nature and behaviour of natural things and the knowledge that we obtain about them.
He studied science at college.
  • American English: science  
  • Arabic: عِلْم   المعرفة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ciência  
  • Chinese: 科学  
  • Croatian: znanost  
  • Czech: přírodověda  
  • Danish: videnskab  
  • Dutch: wetenschap  
  • European Spanish: ciencia  
  • Finnish: tiede  
  • French: science  
  • German: Wissenschaft  
  • Greek: επιστήμη  
  • Italian: scienza  
  • Japanese: 科学  
  • Korean: 과학  
  • Norwegian: vitenskap  
  • Polish: nauka  
  • European Portuguese: ciência  
  • Romanian: științele naturii
  • Russian: наука  
  • Latin American Spanish: ciencia  
  • Swedish: vetenskap  
  • Thai: วิชาวิทยาศาสตร์  
  • Turkish: bilim  
  • Ukrainian: наука
  • Vietnamese: ngành khoa học  

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