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psychology

noun [U] uk   /saɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈkɑː.lə-/
B2 the scientific study of the way the human mind works and how it influences behaviour, or the influence of a particular person's character on their behaviour: She studied psychology at Harvard. a lecturer in psychology child psychology the psychology of the soldier
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in Arabic عِلم نَفس…
in Korean 심리학…
in Malaysian psikologi…
in French psychologie…
in Turkish ruhbilim, psikoloji, (kişi) psikoloji…
in Italian psicologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心理學…
in Russian психология, психика…
in Polish psychologia, psychika…
in Vietnamese tâm lý học…
in Spanish psicología…
in Portuguese psicologia…
in Thai จิตวิทยา…
in German die Psychologie…
in Catalan psicologia…
in Japanese 心理学…
in Indonesian psikologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心理学…
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