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pure science

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Definition of pure science in English:

noun

A science depending on deductions from demonstrated truths, such as mathematics or logic, or studied without regard to practical applications.
Example sentences
  • Venezuela does not cultivate mathematics properly as a pure science.
  • Of late, there has been a welcoming trend with more students going for pure sciences and mathematics, which she feels, should have strong fundamentals for study.
  • There seems to be a feeling in the schools and possibly society at large that a girl who is doing well in science based subjects would do well to go in for medicine rather than pure sciences or engineering.

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