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sociology

noun [U] uk   /ˌsəʊ.siˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /ˌsoʊ.siˈɑː.lə-/
the study of the relationships between people living in groups, especially in industrial societies: She has a degree in sociology and politics. He specializes in the sociology of education/law/the family.
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