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social sciencenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsoʊ·ʃəl ˈsɑɪ·əns/
the study of the customs and culture of a society, or a particular part of this subject, such as history, politics, or economics
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social sciencenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl ˈsaɪəns/  us   /ˌsoʊ.ʃəl ˈsaɪəns/
the study of society and the way people live; the subjects connected with this, for example history, economics, etc.
(Definition of social science from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “social science”
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会科学…
in Turkish sosyal bilim…
in Russian социология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會科學…
in Polish nauki społeczne, nauka społeczna…
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