discovery · noun /dɪˈskʌv.ə.ri/Full view
Nouns: discoverer, discovery
Verbs: discover
discovery (FINDING)
B2 C or U when someone discovers something
Dictionary examples:

the discovery of electricity

Leonardo made many scientific discoveries.

a journey/voyage of discovery

The discovery of gold in California opened up the west.

Learner example:

How will this affect our lifestyles and homes in the future if scientists go on making new discoveries? (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

discovery (THING/PERSON)
C1 C something or someone that is discovered
Dictionary example:

I've made a great discovery!

Learner example:

My second discovery is a more serious one. After thirty years since its premier[e], "Macbeth" sees its first release on video. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; German)

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