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-ics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ics-ics /ɪks/ suffix [in nouns] 🔊 1 STUDYthe scientific study or use of something 🔊 linguistics (=the study of language) 🔊 electronics (=the study or making of electronic equipment)2 DOthe actions typically done by someone with particular skills 🔊 athletics (=running, jumping, throwing etc) 🔊 acrobatics3 used to make nouns out of words ending in -ical or -ic 🔊 the acoustics (=sound qualities) of the hall
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-ics• genetics
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