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n. pl. a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
a. The separation of an intellectual or material whole into its constituent parts for individual study.
b. The study of such constituent parts and their interrelationships in making up a whole.
c. A spoken or written presentation of such study: published an analysis of poetic meter.
a. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
b. The stated findings of such a separation or determination.
a. A branch of mathematics principally involving differential and integral calculus, sequences, and series and concerned with limits and convergence.
b. The method of proof in which a known truth is sought as a consequence of a series of deductions from that which is the thing to be proved.
4. Linguistics The use of function words such as prepositions, pronouns, or auxiliary verbs instead of inflectional endings to express a grammatical relationship; for example, the cover of the dictionary instead of the dictionary's cover.
6. Systems analysis.
[Medieval Latin, from Greek analusis, a dissolving, from analūein, to undo : ana-, throughout; see ana- + lūein, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. the division of a physical or abstract whole into its constituent parts to examine or determine their relationship or value. Compare synthesis1
2. a statement of the results of this
3. (Psychoanalysis) short for psychoanalysis
4. (Chemistry) chem
a. the decomposition of a substance into its elements, radicals, or other constituents in order to determine the kinds of constituents present (qualitative analysis) or the amount of each constituent (quantitative analysis)
b. the result obtained by such a determination
5. (Linguistics) linguistics the use of word order together with word function to express syntactic relations in a language, as opposed to the use of inflections. Compare synthesis4
6. (Mathematics) maths the branch of mathematics principally concerned with the properties of functions, largely arising out of calculus
7. (Philosophy) philosophy (in the writings of Kant) the separation of a concept from another that contains it. Compare synthesis6a
8. in the last analysis in the final analysis in the ultimate analysis after everything has been given due consideration
[C16: from New Latin, from Greek analusis, literally: a dissolving, from analuein, from ana- + luein to loosen]
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a•nal•y•sis(əˈnæl ə sɪs)
n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis).
2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its essential features and their relations.
3. a presentation, usu. in writing, of the results of this process.
a. an investigation based on the properties of numbers.
b. the discussion of a problem by algebra, as opposed to geometry.
c. the branch of mathematics consisting of calculus and its higher developments.
a. intentionally produced decomposition or separation of materials into their ingredients or elements, as to find their kind or quantity.
b. the ascertainment of the kind or amount of one or more of the constituents of materials.
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Plural analyses (ə-năl′ĭ-sēz′)
The separation of a substance into its parts, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. ♦ Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. ♦ Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
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In intelligence usage, a step in the processing phase of the intelligence cycle in which information is subjected to review in order to identify significant facts for subsequent interpretation. See also intelligence cycle.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
the process of separating a whole into its parts to discover their function, relationship, etc. See also logic; psychology.See also: Thinking
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|Noun||1.||analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole|
anatomy - a detailed analysis; "he studied the anatomy of crimes"
case study - a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
cost analysis - breaking down the costs of some operation and reporting on each factor separately
dissection - detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)
fundamental analysis, fundamentals analysis - (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
|2.||analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations|
cost-benefit analysis - an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
dissection - a minute and critical analysis
reasoning by elimination, elimination - analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
reductionism - the analysis of complex things into simpler constituents
systems analysis - analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts
trend analysis - analysis of changes over time
|3.||analysis - a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed|
|4.||analysis - the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'|
|5.||analysis - a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
infinitesimal calculus, calculus - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
|6.||analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"|
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
hypnoanalysis - the use of hypnosis in conjunction with psychoanalysis
anal personality, anal retentive personality - (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training)
genital personality - (psychoanalysis) the mature personality which is not dominated by infantile pleasure drives
oral personality - (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized either by generous optimism or aggressive and ambitious selfishness; formed in early childhood by fixation during the oral stage of development
ego - (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
superego - (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
id - (psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity
introjection - (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego
pleasure principle, pleasure-pain principle, pleasure-unpleasure principle - (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the id; the principle that an infant seeks gratification and fails to distinguish fantasy from reality
reality principle - (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the ego; the principle that as a child grows it becomes aware of the real environment and the need to accommodate to it
introject - (psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent's voice internalized
ego ideal - (psychoanalysis) the part of the ego that contains an ideal of personal excellence toward which a person strives
imago - (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
condensation - (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
transference - (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
latent content - (psychoanalysis) hidden meaning of a fantasy or dream
complex - (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
libido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
penis envy - (psychoanalysis) a female's presumed envy of the male's penis; said to explain femininity
libidinal energy - (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
cathexis, charge - (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
acathexis - (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual
psychosexual development - (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage
anaclisis - (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure
castration anxiety - (psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principle apply to women
anal phase, anal stage - (psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned
genital phase, genital stage - (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity
latency period, latency phase, latency stage - (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
oral phase, oral stage - (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting
phallic phase, phallic stage - (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure
abreact - discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
anal retentive, anal - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
oral - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
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1. study, reasoning, opinion, judgment, interpretation, evaluation, estimation, dissection We did an analysis of the way they have spent money in the past.
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تحليلتـَحْليلتَحْلِيلتحليل رياضيتحليل مختبري
quá trình phân tích
analysis[əˈnælɪsɪs] N (analyses (pl)) [əˈnælisiːz]
2. (Psych) → psicoanálisis m
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analysis[əˈnælɪsɪs] [analyses] [əˈnælɪsiːz] (pl) n
[data, information, results] → analyse f; [situation, problem, performance] → analyse f
statistical analysis → analyse statistique
economic analysis → analyse économique
in the final analysis, in the last analysis (mainly US) (= in the end) → en dernière analyse
statistical analysis → analyse statistique
economic analysis → analyse économique
in the final analysis, in the last analysis (mainly US) (= in the end) → en dernière analyse
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n pl <analyses>
(= examination) → Analyse f; (Gram, of sentence also) → (Zer)gliederung f; what’s your analysis of the situation? → wie beurteilen Sie die Situation?; in the last or final analysis → letzten Endes; on (closer) analysis → bei genauerer Untersuchung
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analysis[əˈnæləsɪs] n (analyses (pl)) [əˈnælɪsiːz] → analisi f inv (Psych) → (psic)analisi f inv
in the last analysis → in ultima analisi
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analysis(əˈnӕləsis) – plural aˈnalyses (-siːz) – noun
1. (a) detailed examination of something (a sentence, a chemical compound etc) especially by breaking it up into the parts of which it is made up. The chemist is making an analysis of the poison; close analysis of the situation. ontleding تَحْلِيل анализ análise rozbor die Analyse analyse ανάλυσηanálisis analüüs تجزیه و تحلیل analyysi analyseבדיקה, נתוח, ניתוח विश्लेषण analiza elemzés analisis greining analisi 分析 분석 analizė analīze analisis analyseanalyseanaliza تجزیه او تحلیل análise analiză анализ rozbor, analýza analiza analiza analys การวิเคราะห์ çözümleme, tahlil 分析 аналіз; розклад تجزیہ sự phân tích 分析
2. (especially American) psycho-analysis. He is undergoing analysis for his emotional problems. ondersoek, terapie تَحْلِيل نَفْسَانِي психоанализа psicanálise psychoanalýza die Analyse psykoanalyse ψυχανάλυσηpsicoanálisis psühhoanalüüs روانکاوی psykoanalyysi psychanalyseאנליזה विश्लेषण psihoanaliza analízis psikoanalisis sálgreining psicanalisi, psicoanalisi 精神分析 정신 분석 psichoanalizė psihoanalīze rawatan psychoanalysepsykoanalyse psychoanaliza تجزیه psicanálise psihanaliză психоанализ psychoanalýza (psiho)analiza psihoanaliza psykoanalys จิตวิเคราะห์ psikoanaliz, ruh tahlili 心理分析 психоаналіз نفسیاتی تجزیہ phân tâm học 心理分析analyse (ˈӕnəlaiz) , (American) analyze verb
to examine the nature of (something) especially by breaking up (a whole) into parts. The doctor analysed the blood sample. ontleed يُحَلِّل анализирам analisar provést rozbor analysieren analysere αναλύωanalizar analüüsima تجزیه و تحلیل کردن analysoida analyser לְנַתֵח विश्लेषण करना analizirati menganalisis greina analizzare 分析する 분석하다 tirti analizēt menganalisa analyserenanalysereanalizować, badać تجزیه او تحلیل کول analisarанализировать urobiť rozbor, analyzovať analizirati analitičar analysera วิเคราะห์ analiz etmek, tahlil etmek 分析 аналізувати; розкладати تجزیہ کرنا phân tích 分析analyst (ˈӕnəlist) noun
1. a person who analyses. a chemical analyst. analis مُحَلِّـل анализатор analista analytik der/die Analytiker(in) analytiker αναλυτήςanalista analüütik, analüüsija تحلیل گر analysoija analysteמנתח, פרשן विश्लेष्क analitičar elemző analis rannsóknarmaður, greinandi analista 分析者 분석자 analitikas analītiķis; ķīmiķis-laborants penganalisa analistanalytiker analityk تحلیل کوونکی analista analist аналитик; лаборант-химик analytik analitik analitičar analytiker นักวิเคราะห์ analist, tahlilci 化驗員，分析員 аналітик تجزیہ کاری کا ماہر người phân tích 化验员
2. (especially American) a psychiatrist. psigiater مُحَلِّل (طَبيب) نَفْسانِي психиатър analista psychoanalytik der/die Psychoanalytiker(in) psykiater ψυχαναλυτήςpsicoanalista psühhoanalüütik, psühhiaater روانپزشک psykiatri analysteפסיכיאטר मनोचिकित्सक psihijatar pszichoanalitikus psikiater sálgreinandi analista, psicanalista 精神分析医 정신분석학자 psichoanalitikas psihoanalītiķis pakat sakit jiwa analyticuspsykiater psychoanalityk د ډاکتر روان analista psihanalist психоаналитик psychoanalytik (psiho)analitik psihijatar psykoanalytiker นักวิเคราะห์ทางจิต psikiatrist 精神科醫師 психоаналітик نفسیاتی تجزیہ کار chuyên gia tâm thần 精神病医生analytical (ӕnəˈlitikl) adjective
analities تَحْليلي аналиичен analítico analytický analytisch analytisk αναλυτικόςanalítico analüütiline تحلیلی analyyttinen analytiqueאנליטי, נתוחי, ניתוחי विश्लेषणात्मक, विश्लेषी analitičan elemző analitis greinandi analitico 分析的な 분석의 analitinis analītisks analitik analytischanalytisk analityczny تحلیلی analítico analitic аналитический analytický analitičen analitički analytisk เกี่ยวกับการวิเคราะห์ çözümsel 分析的 аналітичний تجزیاتی طور پر thuộc về phân tích 分析的
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analysis→ تـَحْليل analýza analyse Analyse ανάλυση análisis analyysi analyse analiza analisi 分析 분석 analyse analyse analiza análise анализ analys การวิเคราะห์ çözümleme quá trình phân tích 分析
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n. análisis, prueba;
accumulation ___ → ___ de acumulación;
amino acid ___ → ___ de aminoácido;
bite ___ → ___ de la mordida;
breath ___ → ___ del aliento;
cephalometric ___ → ___ cefalométrico;
character ___ → ___ del carácter;
cost ___ → ___ de costos;
data ___ → ___ de datos;
dream ___ → ___ de los sueños;
gastric ___ → ___ gástrico;
hair ___ → ___ del pelo;
qualitative ___ → ___ cualitativo;
quantitative ___ → ___ cuantitativo.
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analysisn (pl -ses) análisis m; (psych, fam) psicoanálisis m, análisis m (fam); semen — análisis de semen
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