Definition of 'phenomenon'
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Yet he remained convinced that psychic phenomena exist. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To some degree, this is one small part of a global phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet, this is not a new phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Were aware that their own ideas about real world phenomena were changing. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The answer has to be that natural phenomena are useful in their proper place. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)The multiplication of images has changed the nature of the phenomenon. Christianity Today (2000)It is in this context that more general global phenomena will be explored. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)It does not look for the factors that might account for an observed phenomenon. Critical Social Research (1990)The same phenomenon exists in societies that are not based on one and only one language. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)This is not exactly a new phenomenon is it? The Sun (2014)What they need to find out now is whether the same phenomenon happens in the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Used concepts presented in the text to explain real world phenomena. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)It could be an entirely new natural phenomenon. The Sun (2009)One of the most mysterious phenomena in nature is the human mind itself. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)It has grown over the years to become something of a global phenomenon. The Sun (2009)Critical social research does not set out to find the "causes" of observed social phenomena. Critical Social Research (1990)This is not an entirely new phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And accidental fires caused by this phenomenon happen quite often. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Environmental hazards result from natural phenomena as well as human activities. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)That social science does not examine a phenomenon does not compel us to conclude that the phenomenon does not exist. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)They became something of a phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's also a welcome return to the comforting phenomenon of eating things on toast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was in fact a Victorian phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a mystery why some things become internet phenomena. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Researchers hope to establish whether it is a purely social phenomenon or something more Darwinian. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Watching The Hangover sequel helps you experience the same phenomenon. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'phenomenon'
British English: phenomenon NOUN
A phenomenon is something that is observed to happen or exist.
...scientific explanations of natural phenomena.
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