ethnography Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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ethnographynoun [C or U]

uk   /eθˈnɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /-ˈnɑː.ɡrə-/
a ​scientificdescription of the ​culture of a ​society by someone who has ​lived in it, or a ​bookcontaining this: One of the ​aims of ethnography is to ​contribute to an ​understanding of the ​humanrace. Malinowski ​wrote several ethnographies of the Trobriand Islands.
noun [C] uk   /-fər/  us   /-fɚ/
(Definition of ethnography from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ethnography”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人种志,人种论, 人种志著作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人種誌,人種論, 人種誌著作…
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