Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Statistics is the science of using and understanding those numbers. (noun) Statistics are numbers about information.

Examples: (noun) To do research, it’s important to understand simple statistics such as averages and standard deviations. (noun) The government published new unemployment statistics for the month of June. (noun) New crime statistics that show the number of robberies is decreasing.

Synonyms: nouns: data. mathematics.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 D

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