Meaning of “social science” in the English Dictionary

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"social science" in British English

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social sciencenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl ˈsaɪəns/ us /ˌsoʊ.ʃəl ˈsaɪəns/

the study of society and the way people live; the subjects connected with this, for example history, economics, etc.

(Definition of “social science” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"social science" in American English

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social sciencenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsoʊ·ʃəl ˈsɑɪ·əns/

the study of the customs and culture of a society, or a particular part of this subject, such as history, politics, or economics

(Definition of “social science” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)