analysis
noun
ADJECTIVE
careful, close, comprehensive, detailed, in-depth, serious, systematic, thorough
brief
objective
comparative, critical, qualitative, quantitative, statistical, theoretical

We performed a comparative analysis of genes from different species.

cost-benefit, critical, economic, financial, historical, legal, linguistic, political, strategic, structural
content, data, discourse

Researchers identified themes from the content analysis of interviews.

chemical, genetic, sequence

a DNA sequence analysis

VERB + ANALYSIS
carry out, conduct (esp. AmE), do, make, perform (esp. BrE)

They carried out an in-depth analysis of the results.

give (sb)

She gave a brief analysis of the present economic situation.

He gave me a fascinating analysis of the sport's history.

ANALYSIS + VERB
indicate sth, reveal sth, show sth

Analysis of the wine showed that it contained dangerous additives.

PREPOSITION
in an/the analysis

In his analysis of the novel he discusses various aspects of the author's own life.

PHRASES
in the final analysis, in the last analysis

In the final analysis, the people were stronger than the generals.


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