Exploration definition

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The act or an instance of exploring.

Arctic exploration; exploration of new theories.

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The act of exploring.
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The definition of an exploration is an investigation or a travel experience.

An example of an exploration is a deep sea diving journey to find new sea life.

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Notably penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of (especially geographical) discovery.

The exploration of 'unknown' areas often was the precursor to colonization.

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An exploring or being explored.
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A physical examination.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
exploration
Plural:
explorations

Origin of exploration

  • From Middle French exploration, from Latin exploratio

    From Wiktionary