Meaning of “anthropology” - Learner’s Dictionary

anthropology

noun [ U ] uk us /ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒi/

the scientific study of human development and society or different societies

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

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