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methodologynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌmeθ.əˈdɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈdɑː.lə-/
methodological
adjective uk   /ˌmeθ.ə.dəlˈɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈɑː.dʒɪ-/
methodologically
adverb /ˌmeθ.ə.dəlˈɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/  us /-ˈɑː.dʒɪ-/
a ​study that was methodologically sound/​unsound
(Definition of methodology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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methodologynoun [C]

 us   /ˌmeθ·əˈdɑl·ə·dʒi/
a set of ​methods used in a ​particulararea of ​study or ​activity: The two researchers are using different methodologies.
methodological
adjective  /ˌmeθ·ə·dəlˈɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/
There are some methodological ​solutions to this ​problem.
(Definition of methodology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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methodologynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌmeθəˈdɒlədʒi/ (plural methodologies)
a ​system of ways of doing, teaching, or ​studying something: The methodology and ​findings of the ​researchteam have been criticized.
methodological
adjective
the methodological ​approach taken by the researchers
(Definition of methodology from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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