Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Client-centered Therapy ... Clinical Trial

CLINICAL

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does clinical mean? 

CLINICAL (adjective)
  The adjective CLINICAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
2. scientifically detached; unemotional

  Familiarity information: CLINICAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLINICAL (adjective)


Sense 1clinical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

clinical observation / clinical case study

Pertainym:

clinic (a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists)


Sense 2clinical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Scientifically detached; unemotional

Context example:

he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

Similar:

nonsubjective; objective (undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile." (English proverb)

"A mountain doesn't reach out to mountain, (but) a man is reaching out to a man." (Afghanistan proverb)

"Some forgiveness is weakness." (Arabic proverb)

"High trees catch lots of wind." (Dutch proverb)

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.2096 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: