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dis·cov·er·y

discovery

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skuh v ri [or] dih skuhv ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: discoveries
definition 1: the act of discovering.
The discovery of antibiotics saved many people's lives.
definition 2: something that has been discovered.
The mammoth bones are an important discovery.