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non-scientific

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Definition of non-scientific in English:

adjective

Not involving or relating to science or scientific methods: information of a non-technical or non-scientific nature
More example sentences
  • You cannot argue science with individuals that are arguing non-scientific ideas.
  • The public certainly has a right to oppose scientific research on non-scientific grounds.
  • It is an attractively designed site, and gears itself towards non-scientific people.

Derivatives

non-scientist

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noun
Example sentences
  • In its short life it has done an exemplary job in explaining science to non-scientists.
  • To a non-scientist like myself, it all sounds plausible, if not terribly good for you.
  • He also published many popular books for non-scientists on evolutionary theory.

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