pure research

Definition

Research carried out for the purpose of better understanding fundamental concepts within a scientific field, rather than in search of a particular commercial goal. Pure research generally does not produce marketable results, but may be used for later research into more specific and profitable applications. Also called fundamental research.

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  • It was only by pure research that we discovered the bark of the rare Amazonian tree could both cure headaches and make raves more fun.

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  • They had a lot of pure research done in that area and it gave everyone a lot of energy moving forward in business.

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  • You should be good at doing pure research so that you will be very prepared to handle whatever comes your way

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