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meth·od·ol·o·gy

 (mĕth′ə-dŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. meth·od·ol·o·gies
1.
a. A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry; a set of working methods: the methodology of genetic studies; a poll marred by faulty methodology.
b. The study or theoretical analysis of such working methods.
2. The branch of logic that deals with the general principles of the formation of knowledge.

meth′od·o·log′i·cal (mĕth′ə-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
meth′od·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
meth′od·ol′o·gist (-jĭst) adv.

methodology

(ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the system of methods and principles used in a particular discipline
2. (Philosophy) the branch of philosophy concerned with the science of method and procedure
methodological adj
ˌmethodoˈlogically adv
ˌmethodˈologist n

meth•od•ol•o•gy

(ˌmɛθ əˈdɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a set or system of methods, principles, and rules used in a given discipline.
2. a branch of pedagogics dealing with analysis of subjects to be taught and of the methods of teaching them.
[1790–1800; < New Latin]
meth`od•o•log′i•cal (-dlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
meth`od•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

methodology

1. the science of method or orderly arrangement and classification.
2. any system created to impose order. See also logic. — methodological, adj.
See also: Classification
1. the science of method or orderly arrangement and classiflcation.
2. any system created to impose order. See also logic. — methodological, adj.
See also: Order and Disorder
a division of logic devoted to the application of reasoning to science and philosophy. See also classification; order and disorder. — methodological, adj.
See also: Logic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methodology - the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular disciplinemethodology - the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline
epistemology - the philosophical theory of knowledge
2.methodology - the system of methods followed in a particular discipline
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
scientific method - a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses

methodology

noun practice, style, approach, technique, mode, modus operandi Teaching methodologies vary according to the topic.
Translations
metodikametodologie
menetelmäoppimetodologia

methodology

[ˌmeθəˈdɒlədʒɪ] Nmetodología f

methodology

[ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒi] nméthodologie f

methodology

nMethodik f, → Methodologie f

methodology

[ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ] nmetodologia
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In like manner, as a question of methodology, the laws of living bodies are to be studied, in the first place, without any undue haste to subordinate them to the laws of physics.
Strauss and Corbin (1998) stated that methodology is a "way of gathering knowledge about the world" (p.
Then the market research team will help the commercial or research and development (R&D) sides setup the methodology, select vendors, track study and provide the findings, implications and recommendations to those who commissioned the research.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that implemented, effective with the 2002 payment rates, a methodology for calculating copayment amounts that was designed to ensure that even as certain changes affect the payment rates for hospital outpatient services over time, beneficiary coinsurance for services would eventually be 20 percent of the total payment rate for each service.
generally accepted accounting principles remain the predominant internal and external financial reporting methodology.
With funding from the Public Library Association, the authors developed a cost-benefit analysis methodology and applied it to five large public library systems.
The NFESC is interested in technologies and methodologies that are new, innovative, or that advance the state of the art or increase knowledge of a technology or methodology.
May be injurious to the body unless an acknowledged methodology has been a basic part of your previous training.
An important sign that prices for distressed real estate are improving was given recently by the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), when the agency substantially revised its Derived Investment Value (DIV) methodology for valuing portfolios of non-performing commercial mortgages.
The dynamics of the group process-how the panel reaches unanimity and what compromises are inherent in this process-is an interesting component of the methodology.
Suppose also that the comany has used a transfer pricing methodology whereby the parent company transfers product manufactured by it to the subsidiary at its production cost-plus 5 percent.
Nasdaq:SYNP), a leading supplier of software for the design and verification of semiconductors, today announced its open IP encryption methodology has received a DesignVision Award in the system-level design tools category, which recognizes technologies, applications, products and services judged to be the most unique and beneficial to the industry.

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