US: /ˈsaɪəns/
UK: /sˈa‍ɪ‍əns/

English Vietnamese dictionary

science /'saiəns/
  • danh từ
    • khoa học
      • man of science: nhà khoa học
    • khoa học tự nhiên
    • ngành khoa học
      • the science of optics: ngành quang học
    • (thường)(đùa cợt) kỹ thuật (quyền anh)
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) trí thức, kiến thức
    • the dismal science
      • khoa kinh tế chính trị

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] knowledge about the structure and behaviour of the natural and physical world, based on facts that you can prove, for example by experiments: new developments in science and technology + the advance of modern science + the laws of science
2 [U] the study of science: science students / teachers / courses
3 [U, C] a particular branch of science: to study one of the sciences
Compare: ART (6), HUMANITIES
4 [sing.] a system for organizing the knowledge about a particular subject, especially one concerned with aspects of human behaviour or society: Is there an adequate basis for a science of international politics?
Idioms see BLIND v.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 (body of) knowledge or information, (body of) laws or principles, discipline, study, branch, field, area, subject, realm, sphere:
Many new sciences have sprung up even in the past fifty years. DNA research falls properly into the science of microbiologic genetics
2 skill, art, technique, expertise, proficiency, method, system:
He made a science of brewing tea.

Collocation dictionary


His essay is not based on hard science.
| exact, inexact
Politics is as much an art form as an exact science.
| popular
The magazine contains a lot of popular science.
| basic, school
I was trying to remember what I had learnt about gravity in school science.
| applied, experimental | biological, human, life, natural, physical
The life sciences include biology and botany.
| agricultural, earth, environmental, food, marine, soil | forensic | medical, veterinary | behavioural, political, social | computer, information | cognitive, linguistic | space | sports | management


education, research, teaching | museum, park


~ of
Meteorology is the science of the weather.


the history of science, the laws of science, science and technology, the world of science
His experiments have achieved notoriety in the world of science.

More information about SUBJECT


of study do, read, study ~ do ~
is more commonly used with school subjects (but may also be used with university subjects):She did maths, physics and chemistry at school.

study ~
is used with both school and university subjects:He studied German at school. She went on to study mathematics at university.

read ~
is only used with university subjects and is quite formal:She was educated privately and at Pembroke College, where she read classics.

lecture in, teach ~
He taught music at a school in Edinburgh.

Other verbs used withsubjectcan also be used with particular subjects of study:Half the students take geography at A level. We offer accounting as a subsidiary course.

~ degree, a degree/diploma in ~
a law degree a higher diploma in fine art

~ class, course, lecture, lesson
The genetics lectures are on a different campus.

~ department, a/the department of ~
All enquiries should be made to the Department of Architecture.

~ graduate, student, undergraduate
Some architecture graduates gain further qualifications in specialist fields.

~ lecturer, teacher, tutor
He's an English teacher at Highland Road School.

~ professor, (a) professor of ~
She's professor of linguistics at the University of Wales.

the study of ~
The study of philosophy helps you to think critically.

in ~
He got As in history and art.

Concise English dictionary

+a particular branch of scientific knowledge
+ability to produce solutions in some problem domain