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fo·ren·sics

 (fə-rĕn′sĭks, -zĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The art or study of formal debate; argumentation.
2. The use of science and technology to investigate and establish facts in criminal or civil courts of law.

forensics

(fəˈrɛnsɪks)
n
(Education) (functioning as singular or plural) the art or study of formal debating

forensics

the art and study of argumentation and formal debate. — forensic, adj.
See also: Argumentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forensics - scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
police investigation, police work - the investigation of criminal activities

forensics

noun
The presentation of an argument or arguments:
Translations

forensics

n sing (= science)Kriminaltechnik f; (= medicine)Gerichtsmedizin f; (= police department)Spurensicherung f
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