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American English: /ˈriˌsərtʃ/
, /rəˈsərtʃ/
British English: /rɪˈsəːtʃ/
, /ˈriːsəːtʃ/

Translation of research in Spanish:


  • uncountable a piece of research
    una investigación
    un trabajo de investigación
    scientific/literary research
    investigación científica/literaria
    research has shown that …
    las investigaciones han demostrado que …
    research into/on something
    investigación sobre algo
    to do/carry out research
    hacer/llevar a cabo una investigación
    research and development picture research
    investigación gráfica
    (before noun) (establishment/work)
    de investigación
    research laboratory research student
    (estudiante de posgrado que hace trabajos de investigación)
    research worker
    investigador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He remained there for 50 years, and on retirement signed on as a research student.
    • When he had been there only about a year, a new research student asked if they could fix a time for a regular weekly meeting.
    • I'm currently writing a short research paper on links between magic and technology.

intransitive verb

  • to research into/on something
    investigar algo
    hacer una investigación sobre algo

transitive verb

  • (causes/problem)
    to research an article/a book
    hacer una investigación que servirá de base a un artículo/a un libro
    reunir los datos necesarios para escribir un artículo/un libro
    the company is researching investment proposals
    la compañía está investigando or estudiando propuestas de inversión
    this article is well researched
    este artículo está bien documentado
    Example sentences
    • The actress plays Eve, a beautiful scientist researching into the working of the human heart.
    • He was researching into the production of artificial rubber and fuel.
    • You now have an explanation for your second point, that the hours were spent in researching into the law and matters of that kind.

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