Translation of exploration in Spanish:

exploration

Pronunciation: /ˌekspləˈreɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c 1.1 (of country, area, town) exploración (feminine) a voyage of exploration un viaje de exploración we set off on an exploration of the village salimos a explorar el pueblo
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    • Demonstrations and exhibits, many of them interactive, will cover aspects on space, space travel and exploration.
    • In fact, one of the goals of the space society's event was to increase awareness of Canada's role in space exploration.
    • Its mandate is sweeping to set the agenda for space exploration well into the 21st century.
    1.2 (of subject) estudio (masculine), análisis (masculine)
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Medicine/Medicina] exploración (feminine)
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    • Future research may include a more thorough exploration of these observations.
    • He then set about a thorough and painstaking exploration of what an orchestral work of the late 20th century might be.
    • At the same, this is a film of emotional depth, humour and intelligent exploration of its subject.

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