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Main Entry: 1study
Pronunciation: primarystressstschwad-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural stud·ies
1 : a state of thinking about something steadily : REVERIE
2 a : use of the mind to acquire knowledge <years of study> b : careful or prolonged consideration <the proposed change is under study> c : a careful examination or investigation of something; also : a report or publication based on such a study
3 : a building or room devoted to study, reading, or writing
4 a : a division or area of learning : SUBJECT <American studies> b : the actions or work of a student <returned to her studies after vacation>
5 : a person who learns or memorizes something (as a part in a play) -- usually used with an adjective <he's a quick study>

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