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Main Entry: sci·en·tif·ic
Pronunciation: "sI-&n-'ti-fik
Function: adjective
Etymology: Medieval Latin scientificus producing knowledge, from Latin scient-, sciens + -i- + -ficus -fic
Date: 1589
: of, relating to, or exhibiting the methods or principles of science
- sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly /-fi-k(&-)lE/ adverb