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anthropologynoun [U]

uk   /ˌæn.θrəˈpɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈpɑː.lə-/
the ​study of the ​humanrace, ​itsculture and ​society, and ​itsphysicaldevelopment
anthropological
adjective uk   /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
anthropological ​research/​fieldwork the Anthropological Library/Department
anthropologically
adverb uk   /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
(Definition of anthropology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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anthropologynoun [U]

 us   /ˌæn·θrəˈpɑl·ə·dʒi/
the ​study of the ​humanrace, ​itsculture and ​society, and ​itsphysicaldevelopment
anthropological
adjective  us   /ˌæn·θrə·pəˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/
(Definition of anthropology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anthropology”
in Korean 인류학…
in Arabic عِلم الإنْسان, عِلم الإناسة…
in Malaysian antropologi…
in French anthropologie…
in Russian антропология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人類學…
in Italian antropologia…
in Turkish insanbilim, antropolji…
in Polish antropologia…
in Spanish antropología…
in Vietnamese nhân loại học…
in Portuguese antropologia…
in Thai มานุษยวิทยา…
in German die Anthropologie…
in Catalan antropologia…
in Japanese 人類学, 人間学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人类学…
in Indonesian antropologi…
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