Definitions for Explorationˌɛk spləˈreɪ ʃən
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exploration, geographic expedition(noun)
to travel for the purpose of discovery
a careful systematic search
a systematic consideration
"he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"
The act of exploring
Notably penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of (especially geographical) discovery
The exploration of 'unknown' areas often was the precursor to colonization.
A physical examination.
the act of exploring, penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of discovery, especially of geographical discovery; examination; as, the exploration of unknown countries
Origin: [L. exploratio: cf. F. exploration.]
Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain for the purpose of discovery of resources or information; Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including humans. In human history, its peak is arguably seen during the Age of Discovery for Europe's contact with the rest of the world, and major explorations after the Age of Discovery for scientific exploration in the modern era.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's worrisome, exploration is the lifeblood of mining.
Jacques Cousteau changed the way ocean exploration was done.
A new strategy should make clear whether the strong focus will stay on exploration.
All exploration and production companies hope for the best. Very few last 60 years.
All (exploration and production) companies have to be considering their capital programs.
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Translations for Exploration
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- преглед, проучване, изследванеBulgarian
- exploracióCatalan, Valencian
- zkoumání, průzkumCzech
- Erkundung, UntersuchungGerman
- tutkimus, tutkiminen, tutkimusmatkaFinnish
- rannsachadhScottish Gaelic
- exploratie, ontdekkingsreis, verkenning, ontdekkingstochtDutch
- обследование, осмотр, исследование, медосмотр, изучениеRussian
- undersökning, upptäcktsresa, utforskningSwedish
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