Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A theory is an idea that tries to explain an observation.

Examples: (noun) Nobody has disproved Einstein’s theory of general relativity. (noun) The new information showed that his theory about growth was incorrect.

Synonyms: nouns: idea, concept.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 C

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