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1       adj   Scientific is used to describe things that relate to science or to a particular science.  
usu ADJ n  
Scientific research is widely claimed to be the source of the high standard of living in the US., ...the use of animals in scientific experiments.     
  scientifically      adv  
...scientifically advanced countries.     
2       adj   If you do something in a scientific way, you do it carefully and thoroughly, using experiments or tests.  
usu ADJ n   (=systematic)  
It's not a scientific way to test their opinions.     
  scientifically      adv  
Efforts are being made to research it scientifically.     
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n.
officer of the Church of England
n.
abbr. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO
Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace,the eradication of poverty,sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education,the sciences,culture,communication and information
adj.
Based on scientific testing or practical experience, not on ideas
I found out that the distance from the pond doesn't affect the number of plants from the empirical data I collected.
id.
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