One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
By means of observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.‘empirically tested methods’‘only what was empirically verifiable could be accepted as true’sentence adverb ‘empirically, the theory has a number of weaknesses’
- ‘Second, productivity calculations measure inputs and outputs in ways that are conceptually and empirically problematic.’
- ‘But let me say loud and clear that this idea is theoretical and to my knowledge has not been studied empirically.’
- ‘It also recognizes an exterior dimension, which can be quantified objectively and measured empirically.’
- ‘We certainly don't think of relationships as tangible, as empirically demonstrable entities.’
- ‘We need empirically valid theories of how business operations operate, of how investment decisions are actually made.’
- ‘Frankly, that makes no sense logically or empirically.’
- ‘Such an account is not empirically sound, either.’
- ‘The degree to which contemporary societies are egalitarian is a question that must be researched empirically.’
- ‘Many of these constants must simply be observed empirically.’
- ‘Furthermore, empirically speaking, "perfect" guys have one tragic flaw: timing.’
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