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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
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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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The aborigines of the Andaman Islands may perhaps claim the distinction of being the smallest race upon this earth, though some anthropologists prefer the Bushmen of Africa, the Digger Indians of America, and the Terra del Fuegians.
To pass the time, Immy decides to take after her father and become an anthropologist, studying the different ways that people manage grief.
Synopsis: The career of a museum-based anthropologist is diverse, involving the curation of artifact collections, organizing exhibits, answering inquiries, and conducting fieldwork.
For example, when the reader examines Chapter 8, "Anthropology, Research, and State Violence" by Israeli anthropologist Eyal Ben-Ari, the book takes on an entirely different focus.
The Native Title Anthropologist Grants Program (NTAGP) was established to address an identified shortage of experienced native title practitioners and difficulties attracting and retaining early career anthropologists (AGD 2010:1).
then deteriorate into dishing the dirt on people's personal lives and then (it does get worse) into accounts and chilling justifications of underage marriage, rampant and widely known pedophilia by a French anthropologist with Yanomami boys, and callous exposure--in the name of science and research--of the Yanomami to questionable vaccination practices, measles and influenza.
I grant that for many Christians, a "spiritual" but not "religious" anthropologist may look no different than an active, engaged Christian.
As an anthropologist I disagree, and strongly so, with several of Mr.
If that preference makes no sense to the average human male who's entranced by young, smooth-skinned women, it's because the mating game has evolved in different directions in chimps and in people, say anthropologist Martin N.
David Frayer, an anthropologist at the University of Kansas, isn't sure why the holes were drilled.
Katherine Dunham was a world-famous dancer, choreographer, author, anthropologist, social activist and humanitarian.
In another, an anthropologist describes her four-year experience in Niger, where girls are force-fed until obese.

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