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Noun
The act or process of sighting the existence of something for the first time
“The discovery of a cache of old letters would excite many historians.”
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The act or process of being aware of something for the first time
“The discovery that I had won the lottery was greeted with understandable jubilation.”
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Something invented through research and development
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“The discovery of new forensic techniques has revolutionized the science of crime-solving.”
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Something discovered that is beneficial, celebrated or lauded
“This was a significant discovery for mankind irrespective of the military implications of space-based satellites.”
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The process of discovering through exploration
“Jacques Cousteau would embark on several voyages of discovery in the open oceans.”
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A phase or step during which evidence, information or data is gathered
“The prosecution moved to suppress various items that had turned up during discovery.”
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A discovery
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Something created or imagined in the mind
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The making known of something that was previously secret or unknown
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The action of exploring an unfamiliar area
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An illuminating realization or discovery
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Spiritual or intellectual enlightenment
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New information
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A person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced person or mentor
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Court order authorizing search
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A significant stage or event in the development of something
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The notice or regard taken of someone or something that is interesting or important
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The action or process of identifying someone or something or the fact of being identified
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A comprehensive search or survey of a place or area
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