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trial and error

trial and error

noun

Definition of TRIAL AND ERROR

:  a finding out of the best way to reach a desired result or a correct solution by trying out one or more ways or means and by noting and eliminating errors or causes of failure; also :  the trying of one thing or another until something succeeds

First Known Use of TRIAL AND ERROR

1806

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