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social science

n.
1. The study of human society and of individual relationships in and to society.
2. A scholarly or scientific discipline that deals with such study, generally regarded as including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, and history.

social scientist n.

social science

n
1. (Sociology) the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society, including economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology
2. (Sociology) any of these subjects studied individually
social scientist n

so′cial sci′ence


n.
1. the study of society and social behavior.
2. a field of study, as history or economics, dealing with an aspect of society or forms of social activity.
[1775–85]
so′cial sci′entist, n.

so·cial science

(sō′shəl)
1. The study of human society and of individual relationships in and to society.
2. Any of various academic or scientific disciplines relating to such study, generally regarded as including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, and history.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a societysocial science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
civics - the social science of municipal affairs
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
domestic science, home ec, home economics, household arts - theory and practice of homemaking
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
proxemics - the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations
sociology - the study and classification of human societies
Translations

social science

nscienze fpl sociali
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