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em·pir·ic

 (ĕm-pîr′ĭk)
n.
1. One who is guided by practical experience rather than precepts or theory.
2. An unqualified or dishonest practitioner; a charlatan.
adj.
Empirical.

[Latin empīricus, from Greek empeirikos, experienced, from empeiros, skilled : en-, in; see en-2 + peirān, to try (from peira, try, attempt; see per- in Indo-European roots).]

empiric

(ɛmˈpɪrɪk)
n
1. a person who relies on empirical methods
2. (Medicine) a medical quack; charlatan
adj
a variant of empirical
[C16: from Latin empīricus, from Greek empeirikos practised, from peiran to attempt]

em•pir•ic

(ɛmˈpɪr ɪk)

n.
1. a person who is guided primarily by experience.
2. a quack; charlatan.
adj.
3. empirical.
[1520–30; < Latin empīricus < Greek empeirikós experienced <émpeir(os) practiced]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.empiric - relying on medical quackery; "empiric treatment"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
2.empiric - derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known"
Translations

empiric

adj = empirical
nEmpiriker(in) m(f)

em·pir·ic

a. empírico-a, que se basa en observaciones prácticas.
___ treatmenttratamento empírico.