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It Has 9 letters ( d i s c o v e r y )         3 vowels ( i o e )         6 consonants ( d s c v r y )         Word on the contrary yrevocsid

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Canada) IPA(key): /dəsˈk͉ʌv(ə)ˌɹi/ * (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈkʌv(ə)ɹi/, /dɪsˈkʊvɹi/ * (US) IPA(key): /dɪsˈkʌv.əˌɹi/

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /dəsˈk͉ʌv(ə)ˌɹi/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈkʌv(ə)ɹi/, /dɪsˈkʊvɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dɪsˈkʌv.əˌɹi/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

DISCOVERY (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ DISCOVERIES) * Something discovered. _This latest DISCOVERY should eventually lead to much better treatments for disease._ * (uncountable) The discovering of new things. _The purpose of the voyage was DISCOVERY._ _automatic DISCOVERY of RSS feeds by a Web browser_ * (law, uncountable) A pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered. _The prosecution moved to suppress certain items turned up during DISCOVERY._ * (law, uncountable) Materials revealed to the opposing party during the pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered. _The defense argued that the plaintiff's DISCOVERY was inadequate._ RELATED TERMS * discover _verb_ * discoverer _noun_ * e-discovery TRANSLATIONS

discovery (countable and uncountable, plural discoveries)

  1. Something discovered.
    This latest discovery should eventually lead to much better treatments for disease.
  2. (uncountable) The discovering of new things.
    The purpose of the voyage was discovery.
    automatic discovery of RSS feeds by a Web browser
  3. (law, uncountable) A pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered.
    The prosecution moved to suppress certain items turned up during discovery.
  4. (law, uncountable) Materials revealed to the opposing party during the pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered.
    The defense argued that the plaintiff's discovery was inadequate.

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