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an·thro·pol·o·gy

 (ăn′thrə-pŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
2. That part of Christian theology concerning the genesis, nature, and future of humans, especially as contrasted with the nature of God: "changing the church's anthropology to include more positive images of women" (Priscilla Hart).

an′thro·po·log′i·cal (-pə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), an′thro·po·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
an′thro·po·log′i·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·pol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthropologist - a social scientist who specializes in anthropologyanthropologist - a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
archaeologist, archeologist - an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
ethnographer - an anthropologist who does ethnography
ethnologist - an anthropologist who studies ethnology
cultural anthropologist, social anthropologist - an anthropologist who studies such cultural phenomena as kinship systems
social scientist - someone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships
Translations
إخْتِصاصي بِعِلْم الإنْسان
антрополог
antropolog
antropolog
antropolog
antropológus
mannfræîingur
antropológ
antropolog
antropologinsanbilimci

anthropologist

[ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪst] Nantropólogo/a m/f

anthropologist

[ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪst] nanthropologue mf

anthropologist

anthropologist

[ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪst] nantropologo/a

anthropology

(ӕnθrəˈpolədʒi) noun
the study of human society, customs, beliefs etc.
anthropoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
ˌanthroˈpologist noun
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MacMillan, a retired physical anthropologist from Central Washington University.
The autoethnographer is nothing like the cultural anthropologist, whom Vidich and Lyman describe as a self-defined newcomer to the habitat and life world of his or her subjects (41).
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