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so·ci·ol·o·gy

 (sō′sē-ŏl′ə-jē, -shē-)
n.
1. The study of human social behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of human society.
2. Analysis of a social institution or societal segment as a self-contained entity or in relation to society as a whole.

[French sociologie : socio-, socio- + -logie, study (from Greek -logiā; see -logy).]

so′ci·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), so′ci·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
so′ci·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
so′ci·ol′o·gist n.

sociology

(ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Sociology) the study of the development, organization, functioning, and classification of human societies
sociological adj
ˌsocioˈlogically adv
ˌsociˈologist n

so•ci•ol•o•gy

(ˌsoʊ siˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌsoʊ ʃi-)

n.
the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society; science of the fundamental laws of social relations, institutions, etc.
[1835–45; < French sociologie, coined by A. Comte in 1830; see socio-, -logy]
so`ci•ol′o•gist, n.

so·ci·ol·o·gy

(sō′sē-ŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of human social behavior and its origins, development, organizations, and institutions.

sociology

1. the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society.
2. the science of fundamental laws of social behavior, relations, institutions, etc. — sociologist, n. — sociological, adj.
See also: Mankind
1. the science or study of the origin, development, organization, and functioning of human society.
2. the science of the fundamental laws of social relations, institutions, etc. — sociologist, n. — sociologie, sociological, adj.
See also: Society

sociology

The scientific study of human societies, including their functioning, origins, and development.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sociology - the study and classification of human societiessociology - the study and classification of human societies
mores - (sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
criminology - the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement
demography, human ecology - the branch of sociology that studies the characteristics of human populations
psephology - the branch of sociology that studies election trends (as by opinion polls)
sociometry - the quantitative study of social relationships
structural sociology, structuralism - a sociological theory based on the premise that society comes before individuals
Translations
sociologie
sociologi
sosiologia
sociologija
社会学
사회학
sociologi
สังคมวิทยา
xã hội học

sociology

[ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nsociología f

sociology

[ˌsəʊsiˈɒlədʒi] nsociologie f

sociology

nSoziologie f

sociology

[ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ] nsociologia

sociology

عِلْمُ الْاجْتِمَاعِ sociologie sociologi Soziologie κοινωνιολογία sociología sosiologia sociologie sociologija sociologia 社会学 사회학 sociologie sosiologi socjologia sociologia социология sociologi สังคมวิทยา toplumbilim xã hội học 社会学

sociology

n. sociología, ciencia que trata de las relaciones sociales y de los fenómenos de tipo social.
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