Meaning of “anthropology” - Learner’s Dictionary

anthropology

noun [ U ] us uk /ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒi/

the scientific study of human development and society or different societies

anthropologist noun [ C ] us uk /ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪst/
anthropological adjective us uk /ˌænθrəpəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/

(Definition of “anthropology” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)