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citizen science

noun
1.
scientific research, data collection, etc., that involves the participation of nonscientists (often used attributively):
Bird watchers report their bird observations to citizen-science projects.
Origin of citizen science
1985-1990
1985-90
Related forms
citizen scientist, noun
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