study

  

Definition

Systematic research, examination, identification, and understanding of the aspects or factors associated with an activity, event, phenomenon, situation, etc. Often a report is produced at the end of a study that summarizes its findings and may also include recommendations on the next step(s) to be taken.

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  • I never was very good with dates and names, so I knew that in order to pass my history class I would have to read the chapters several times and commit the knowledge to memory even though I hate to study that much.

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  • I could not go out with my friends tonight, because I had to stay home and study for a test I was going to be taking.

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  • Being able to break down a previous companies study on a product can help you see how to tweek it to your advantage.

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