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Meaning of “social science” in the English Dictionary

"social science" in British English

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social sciencenoun [C or U]

uk   us  
the ​study of ​society and the way ​peoplelive; the ​subjectsconnected with this, for ​examplehistory, ​economics, etc.
(Definition of social science from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​particularpart of this ​subject, such as ​history, ​politics, or ​economics
(Definition of social science from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “social science”
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会科学…
in Turkish sosyal bilim…
in Russian социология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會科學…
in Polish nauki społeczne, nauka społeczna…
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