analytical


analytical
analytical UK US /ˌænəlˈɪtɪkəl/ adjective (ALSO FORMAL analytic)
relating to the careful or scientific examination of facts and information: »

analytical skills/techniques/methods

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a person who is analytical likes to examine facts and information in a very careful way: »

He has a very analytical mind.

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A coldly analytical approach to marketing often generates disappointing returns.

analytically /ˌænəˈlɪtɪkli/ US  /-ˈlɪṱ-/ adverb
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You must have strong communication skills, and be able to think analytically.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • analytical — adj. 1. of or pertaining to analysis (definition 2). [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Logic) of a proposition; necessarily true independent of fact or experience, such as all spinsters are unmarried . Opposite of {synthetic}. Also See: {a priori}, {deductive,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • analytical — UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] / US or analytic UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk] / US adjective * using a method of separating things into their parts in order to examine and understand them an analytical mind analytical skills Derived word: analytically UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪklɪ] / …   English dictionary

  • analytical — [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] or analytic [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk] adj examining a problem or issue by separating it into its different parts or aspects analytical skills[/ex] analytically [ˌænəˈlɪtɪkli] adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • analytical — [an΄ə lit′i kəl] adj. ANALYTIC analytically adv. * * * …   Universalium

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  • analytical — I adjective deductive, demonstrative, diagnostic, experimental, fact finding, investigative, logical, mathematical, probing, rational, reasoning, resolvent, searching, separative, solvent II index clinical, deductive, demonstrative ( …   Law dictionary

  • analytical — (adj.) 1520s, from M.L. analyticus (see ANALYTIC (Cf. analytic)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Analytically …   Etymology dictionary

  • analytical — subtle, *logical Analogous words: acute, keen, *sharp: profound, *deep: penetrating, piercing (see ENTER): organizing, ordering, marshaling (see ORDER vb) Antonyms: creative, inventive, constructive …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • analytical — (also analytic) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or using analysis or logical reasoning. DERIVATIVES analytically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • analytical — [an΄ə lit′i kəl] adj. ANALYTIC analytically adv …   English World dictionary