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English definition of “structuralism”

structuralism

noun [U]     /ˈstrʌk.tʃər.əl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-tʃɚ-/ specialized
a system of ideas used in the study of language, literature, art, anthropology, and sociology, which emphasizes the importance of the basic structures and relationships of that particular subjectLiterary criticismArt history and artistic movements structuralist     /-ɪst/ adjective, noun [C]
(Definition of structuralism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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