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psychology

noun [U]  us   /sɑɪˈkɑl·ə·dʒi/ (short form psych)
the scientific study of how the mind works and how it influences behavior, or the influence of character on a particular person’s behavior: She took a course in abnormal psychology.
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…
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