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n. pl. meth·od·ol·o·gies
a. A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry; a set of working methods: the methodology of genetic studies; a poll marred by faulty methodology.
b. The study or theoretical analysis of such working methods.
2. The branch of logic that deals with the general principles of the formation of knowledge.

meth′od·o·log′i·cal (mĕth′ə-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
meth′od·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
meth′od·ol′o·gist (-jĭst) adv.
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Adv.1.methodologically - in a methodical mannermethodologically - in a methodical manner; "let us proceed methodologically"
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[ˌmeθədəˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ] ADVmetodológicamente, desde el punto de vista metodológico
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