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em·pir·i·cal

 (ĕm-pîr′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Relying on or derived from observation or experiment: empirical results that supported the hypothesis.
b. Verifiable or provable by means of observation or experiment: empirical laws.
2. Guided by practical experience and not theory, especially in medicine.

em·pir′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.empirically - in an empirical manner; "this can be empirically tested"
theoretically - in a theoretical manner; "he worked the problem out theoretically"
Translations

empirically

[emˈpɪrɪkəlɪ] ADVempíricamente

empirically

[ɪmˈpɪrɪkəli] adv [observe, verify] → de manière empirique, empiriquement
empirically based → fondé(e) sur l'expérience

empirically

advempirisch; (introducing sentence) → empirisch gesehen

empirically

[ɛmˈpɪrɪklɪ] advempiricamente
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