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English definition of “structuralism”


noun [U]     /ˈstrʌk.tʃər.əl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-tʃɚ-/ specialized
a system of ideas used in the study of language , literature , art , anthropology, and sociology, which emphasizes the importance of the basic structures and relationships of that particular subject Literary criticismArt history and artistic movements structuralist     /-ɪst/ adjective, noun [C]
(Definition of structuralism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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