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eth·nog·ra·phy

 (ĕth-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. The branch of anthropology that deals with the description of specific human cultures, using methods such as close observation and interviews.
2. A text produced using such methods.

eth·nog′ra·pher n.
eth′no·graph′ic (ĕth′nə-grăf′ĭk), eth′no·graph′i·cal adj.
eth′no·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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ethnography

(ɛθˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of individual human societies
ˌethˈnographer n
ethnographic, ˌethnoˈgraphical adj
ˌethnoˈgraphically adv
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eth•nog•ra•phy

(ɛθˈnɒg rə fi)

n.
the branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
[1825–35]
eth•nog′ra•pher, n.
eth`no•graph′ic (-nəˈgræf ɪk) eth`no•graph′i•cal, adj.
eth`no•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ethnography

a branch of anthropology that studies and describes individual human cultures. — ethnographer, n. — ethnographic, ethnographical, adj.
See also: Mankind
the branch of anthropology that studies and describes the individual cultures of mankind. — ethnographer, n. — ethnographic, ethnographical, adj.
See also: Anthropology
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ethnography

A branch of anthropology which gives a descriptive account of the way of life in a particular society usually as the result of an in-depth study through personal contact.
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Noun1.ethnography - the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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Translations
etnografie
néprajz
民俗誌民俗誌学

ethnography

[eθˈnɒgrəfɪ] Netnografía f
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ethnography

[ɛθˈnɒgrəfi] nethnographie f
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ethnography

n(beschreibende) Völkerkunde, Ethnografie f
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ethnography

[ɛθˈnɒgrəfɪ] netnografia
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