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Mal·i·now·ski

 (măl′ə-nôf′skē, mä′lĭ-), Bronislaw Kasper 1884-1942.
Polish-born British anthropologist who maintained that customs and beliefs have specific social functions.
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Malinowski

(ˌmælɪˈnɒfskɪ)
n
(Biography) Bronislaw Kasper (brɔˈnislaf ˈkaspɛr). 1884–1942, Polish anthropologist in England and the US, who researched into the sexual behaviour of primitive people in New Guinea and Melanesia
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Ma•li•now•ski

(ˌmæl əˈnɔf ski, -ˈnɒf-)

n.
Bronislaw Kasper, 1884–1942, social anthropologist, born in Poland.
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Noun1.Malinowski - British anthropologist (born in Poland) who introduced the technique of the participant observer (1884-1942)
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