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

 

heuristics

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noun
BrE BrE//hjuˈrɪstɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hjuˈrɪstɪks//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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a method of solving problems by finding practical ways of dealing with them, learning from past experience
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heuristics

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