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so·ci·om·e·try

 (sō′sē-ŏm′ĭ-trē, -shē-)
n.
The quantitative study of interpersonal relationships in populations, especially the study and measurement of preferences.

so′ci·o·met′ric (-ō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

sociometry

(ˌsəʊsɪˈɒmɪtrɪ)
n
(Sociology) the study of sociological relationships, esp of preferences, within social groups
sociometric adj
ˌsociˈometrist n

so•ci•om•e•try

(ˌsoʊ siˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌsoʊ ʃi-)

n.
the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection through expressed preferences among members of a social grouping.
[1930–35]
so`ci•o•met′ric (-əˈmɛ trɪk) adj.

sociometry

the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection among members of a social grouping. — sociometrist, n. — sociometric, adj.
See also: Mankind
the measurement of social attitudes within a group by sampling expressions of social acceptance or rejection. — sociometrist, n. — sociometrie, adj.
See also: Society
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sociometry - the quantitative study of social relationships
sociology - the study and classification of human societies
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