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anthropology

noun [U] uk   /ˌæn.θrəˈpɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-ˈpɑː.lə-/
the study of the human race, its culture and society, and its physical developmentLifestyles and their study
anthropological
adjective uk   /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
anthropological research/fieldwork the Anthropological Library/DepartmentLifestyles and their study
anthropologically
adverb uk   /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
Lifestyles and their study
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