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Meaning of “psychology” - Learner’s Dictionary

psychology

noun [U]     /saɪˈkɒlədʒi/
STUDY B2 the study of the human mind and feelings: child psychology He's studying psychology and philosophy.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalitySubjects and disciplines
BEHAVIOUR B2 the way someone thinks and behaves: the psychology of serial killersScience of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalityLogic and reason
Translations of “psychology”
in Arabic عِلم نَفس…
in Korean 심리학…
in Malaysian psikologi…
in French psychologie…
in Turkish ruhbilim, psikoloji, (kişi) psikoloji…
in Italian psicologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心理學…
in Russian психология, психика…
in Polish psychologia, psychika…
in Vietnamese tâm lý học…
in Spanish psicología…
in Portuguese psicologia…
in Thai จิตวิทยา…
in German die Psychologie…
in Catalan psicologia…
in Japanese 心理学…
in Indonesian psikologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心理学…
(Definition of psychology from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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