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sci·en·tif·ic / ˌsīənˈtifik/ • adj. based on or characterized by the methods and principles of science: the scientific study of earthquakes. ∎  relating to or used in science: scientific instruments. ∎ inf. systematic; methodical: how many people buy food in an organized, scientific way? DERIVATIVES: sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

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