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Definition of analytical adjectives from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

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analytical

adjectives
/ˌænlˈɪɪkl/ analytical pronunciation American
(also analytic)
 
1 using a logical method of thinking about something in order to understand it, especially by looking at all the parts separatelyShe has a clear analytical mind.an analytic approach to the problem2 using scientific analysis in order to find out about somethinganalytical methods of research analytically
/‑kli/ analytically pronunciation American
adverbTests that measure children's ability to think analytically are being introduced in a number of schools.