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Definition of fieldwork noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fieldwork

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfiːldwɜːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːldwɜːrk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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research or study that is done in the real world rather than in a library or laboratory Most of the fieldwork was carried out in Italy. extensive fieldwork on chimpanzees
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