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Main Entry: em·pir·i·cal
Pronunciation: im-pir-i-kl, em-
Variant(s): also em·pir·ic /-pir-ik/
Function: adjective 1: relying on experience or observation usually without regard for a system and theory <empirical medicine> 2: based on observation or experience <empirical data> 3: capable of being proved or disproved by observation or experiment <empirical laws> - em·pir·i·cal·ly /-pir-i-k(-)l/ adverb