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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or study of formal debate; argumentation.
  • n. The use of science and technology to investigate and establish facts in criminal or civil courts of law.

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  • n. the study of formal debate; rhetoric
  • n. forensic science

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes

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