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Research at the university focuses on biomedical and scientific discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you complete a project at home you could make a valuable discovery. The Sun (2016)This is a new age of discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This makes the discovery a possible game changer. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The site of these discoveries is not new. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Notice too that some of those who made great discoveries here were not British. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My first discovery was that most rental flats in Britain come furnished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What’s so amazing about the recent discoveries, exactly? Smithsonian Mag (2017)My great disɡcovery in the past year or so is that news doesn't really matter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The aim was scientific discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is where the great discovery was made. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They can join a research team and make real scientific discoveries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are claiming to have made an incredible discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What will the price discovery process be then? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The restoration of social bonds begins with the discovery that one is not alone. Trauma and Recovery (1992)This important discovery has renewed interest in fats. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Sometimes a new discovery forces them to rethink their old ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On top of this there have been recent discoveries of significant amounts of oil and gas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But how was such a momentous discovery made? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The first discovery has been that fibre is no panacea. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The craft making the great voyages of discovery were of a different design. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That is how it should be for religion in an age of scientific discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There has been no surprise and no discovery process. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The chance discovery led to one of the most sensational literary finds in modern history. The Times Literary Supplement (2014) New discoveries allow you to access new powers which mean you can explore new areas. The Sun (2016)It was one of the outstanding academic discoveries of recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When does she make this discovery? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Live, where you can make incredible discoveries about your family. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can make basic discoveries, then check if similar things happen in mice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although potentially momentous, this discovery received relatively little attention. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The internet is only the first stage of discovery, not the end. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of the great discoveries of 20th-century science was that our universe is expanding. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The final programme in the brilliant series looks at some of the incredible discoveries of the past 50 years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'discovery'
British English: discovery NOUN
If someone makes a discovery, they become aware of something that they did not know about before.
I felt I'd made an incredible discovery.
Definition of discovery from the Collins English Dictionary
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