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research

  

      n  
1    systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject  
      vb  
2    to carry out investigations into (a subject, problem, etc.)  
     (C16: from Old French recercher to seek, search again, from re- + cercher to search)  
  researchable      adj  
  researcher      n  


market research  
      n   the study of influences upon customer and consumer behaviour and the analysis of market characteristics and trends  
motivational research  
      n   the application of psychology to the study of consumer behaviour, esp the planning of advertising and sales campaigns,   (Also called)    motivation research  
operations research  
      n   the analysis of problems in business and industry involving the construction of models and the application of linear programming, critical path analysis, and other quantitative techniques,   (Also)    operational research  
research and development  
      n   the part of a commercial company's activity concerned with applying the results of scientific research to develop new products and improve existing ones,   (Abbrev)    R & D  
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n.
a model or example that shows how something works
[UK] I like to read books that is a paradigm of human life because I can learn from it.
exp.
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.

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