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1study/ˈstʌdi/noun
pluralstudies
1study
/ˈstʌdi/
noun
pluralstudies
Learner's definition of STUDY  
: the activity or process of learning about something by reading, memorizing facts, attending school, etc.
[noncount]
[plural]
[count] : an area of learning taught in a school— usually plural
— see also social studies
   b [singular] : something that a person studies or gives attention to
[count] 
: an organized experiment in which many things are looked at, measured, recorded, etc., in order to learn more about something
   b : a report or publication based on a study
[count] : a quiet room in someone's home for reading, writing, etc.
[singular]US : a person who learns or memorizes something
[singular] : something or someone that clearly has or shows a particular quality or feature
[count]art : an artistic work that deals with a particular subject and that is done especially to prepare for a larger work
[count]music : a musical composition that is created for the practice of a particular technique

under study

: being thought about and considered so that a decision can be made: being studied
2study/ˈstʌdi/verb
studiesstudiedstudying
2study
/ˈstʌdi/
verb
studiesstudiedstudying
Learner's definition of STUDY  
: to read, memorize facts, attend school, etc., in order to learn about a subject
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] 
: to give careful attention to (something)
   b : to conduct an organized experiment in order to learn more about (something)
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