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social science

noun [C, U]
 
 
the study of society and the way people liveSubjects and disciplines
Translations of “social science”
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會科學…
in Russian социология…
in Turkish sosyal bilim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会科学…
in Polish nauki społeczne, nauka społeczna…
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