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Topic: EDUCATION

Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: heuristisch, from Greek heuriskein 'to discover'

heuristic

adjective
     
heu‧ris‧tic formal
1SE heuristic education is based on discovering and experiencing things for yourself
2 helping you in the process of learning or discovery
heuristically adverb
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