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ty·pol·o·gy

 (tī-pŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. ty·pol·o·gies
1. The study or systematic classification of types that have characteristics or traits in common.
2. A theory or doctrine of types, as in scriptural studies.

ty′po·log′i·cal (tī′pə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ty′po·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
ty′po·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ty·pol′o·gist n.

typology

(taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) chiefly Christian theol the doctrine or study of types or of the correspondence between them and the realities which they typify
typological, ˌtypoˈlogic adj
ˌtypoˈlogically adv
tyˈpologist n

ty•pol•o•gy

(taɪˈpɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of types or prefigurative symbols in scriptural literature.
2. a systematic classification or study of types.
3. symbolism.
4. the study and classification of languages according to structural features, without reference to their histories.
[1835–45]
ty•pol′o•gist, n.

typology

the analysis of symbolism, especially of the meaning of Scripture types. — typologist, n.typological, adj.
See also: Bible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typology - classification according to general type
classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, assortment, categorisation, categorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Translations

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] Ntipología f

typology

nTypologie f

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] ntipologia
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Although this imprecision can be frustrating for fiduciary typologists and those who wish the law of fiduciary duties to provide firmer guidance on the forms of relationships that are susceptible to treatment as fiduciary, no typology of the fiduciary could be complete without recognizing a few central features: the concept is self-consciously open, flexible, and adaptable to new kinds of relationships (18)--and those relationships trade upon high levels of trust and leave one party in a position of domination, inferiority, or vulnerability.
The author's study provides a basically theory-neutral synchronic description of Eton that will be useful to typologists and comparativists and that offers a solid base for any future research on the language.
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