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research and development

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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research and developmentreˌsearch and deˈvelopment noun [uncountable]  BBR & D
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research and developmentIt will have a capacity of 30 megawatts and will serve as a research and development centre.They have a research and development team.In such a situation, investment generally, and research and development spending in particular, might suffer.Now, the company is poised to deliver on the promise it has used to leverage its future during research and development.Forget the economy, health care or investment in research and development.Our total expenditure on research and development in the past year amounted to £25.0 million.Unless there is a prospect of orders, research and development in the military sector is bound to suffer.Specifically, we would like to see the extension of tax credits to cover the research and development work of large firms.
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