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fu·tur·ol·o·gy

 (fyo͞o′chə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study or forecasting of potential developments, as in science, technology, and society, using current conditions and trends as a point of departure.

fu′tur·o·log′i·cal (fyo͞o′chər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
fu′tu·rol′o·gist n.
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futurology

(ˌfjuːtʃəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the study or prediction of the future of mankind
ˌfuturˈologist n
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fu•tur•ol•o•gy

(ˌfyu tʃəˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study or forecasting of trends or developments in science, technology, political or social structure, etc.
[1945–50]
fu•tur•o•log•i•cal (ˌfyu tʃər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
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futurology

the art or practice of forecasting trends or developments in politics, science, society, etc.
See also: Future
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futurology

The study of the future of humankind.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Translations

futurology

[ˌfjuːtʃərˈɒlədʒɪ] Nfuturología f
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futurology

[ˌfjuːtʃəˈrɒlədʒi] nfuturologie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

futurology

nFuturologie f
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futurology

[ˌfjuːtʃərˈɒlədʒɪ] nfuturologia
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