Exploration - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekspləˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exploration
Brit.  |ɛkspləˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word exploration

noun

- to travel for the purpose of discovery
- a careful systematic search
- a systematic consideration

he called for a careful exploration of the consequences

Examples

the early exploration of the West

You can then use this hut as a base for explorations into the mountains around.

oil exploration facilities in the North Sea

an exploration into how an abused child becomes an abuser

he called for a careful exploration of the consequences

The history of space exploration is a fascinating topic.

A part of the nation's treasury is spent on space exploration.

...as long as there's a national deficit, interplanetary exploration will most likely remain an agreeable cogitation and nothing more...

...the great age of exploration, when ships of sail compassed the earth...

...the first exploration of the Missouri River from its mouth to its headwaters was made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early 1800s...

The technology heralded a new age of space exploration.

The moon landing is a landmark in space exploration.

The group is involved in Antarctic exploration.

The group is involved in Arctic exploration.

This book is indispensable to anyone interested in space exploration.

Word forms

noun
singular: exploration
plural: explorations
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