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research

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research

verb

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to search through or into
  • researched the public record for more information about her great-grandparents

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The first known use of research was in 1577

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“Research.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/research. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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