Definition of Empirical research

1. Noun. An empirical search for knowledge.

Generic synonyms: Enquiry, Inquiry, Research



Definition of Empirical research

1. Noun. research that bases its findings on direct or indirect observation as its test of reality. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Empirical Research

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empirical research (current term)
empirical rule
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Literary usage of Empirical research

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Formative Assessment: Improving Learning In Secondary Classrooms by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"empirical research ON FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT This part of our review analyses the empirical research presented in French-language publications on formative ..."

2. Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research: Proceedings of the by Manuel Ruiz Perez, J. E. M. Arnold (1996)
"Therefore, there is a real need for empirical research on the validity of the model, and for theoretical research to expand the model itself or to propose ..."

3. Basic Concepts in the Methodology of the Social Sciences by Johann Mouton, H. C. Marais (1988)
"It is generally accepted in philosophy of science today that no scientific finding can be conclusively proved on the basis of empirical research data. ..."

4. Corporate Crime in America: Strengthening the "Good Citizen" Corporation edited by Richard P. Conaboy (1998)
"... Day One A Presentation of empirical research on Compliance Practices: What Companies Say They Are Doing - What Employees Hear Andrew R. Apel, ..."

5. Governments & Corporations in a Shrinking World: Trade & Innovation Policies by Sylvia Ostry (1990)
"For a useful review of the literature, see J. David Richardson, “empirical research on Trade Liberalization with Imperfect Competition,” OECD Economic ..."

6. Diagnosis and Severity of Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence edited by Jack D. Blaine, Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Leland H. Towle (1997)
"An iterative process is called for when empirical research is guided by an explicit conceptual model and that model is refined and modified as a result of ..."

7. Global Challenge and Local Response: Initiatives for Economic Regeneration by Walter B. Stöhr (1990)
"It was therefore necessary to draw on existing or ongoing research, as the commissioning of original empirical research was hardly possible within this ..."

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