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Main Entry: anal·y·sis
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressnal-schwa-sschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural anal·y·ses /-schwa-secondarystresssemacronz/
Etymology: derived from Greek, from analyein "to break up," from ana- "up" and lyein "to loosen"
1 a : an examination of a whole to discover its elements and their relations b : a statement of such an analysis
2 : an explanation of the nature and meaning of something <analysis of the news>
3 : the identification or separation of the parts of a substance

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