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an·thro·pol·o·gy

anthropology

 
 
pronunciation:
aen thr pa l ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: the scientific study of humankind. People who study anthropology learn about the origins and development of human beings and their societies and customs.
The study of the relationships among people within a tribe is an interesting area of anthropology.
derivations: anthropologic (adj.), anthropological (adj.), anthropologically (adv.)
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