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meth·od·ol·o·gy

 (mĕth′ə-dŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. meth·od·ol·o·gies
1.
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.

methodology

(ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the system of methods and principles used in a particular discipline
2. (Philosophy) the branch of philosophy concerned with the science of method and procedure
methodological adj
ˌmethodoˈlogically adv
ˌmethodˈologist n

meth•od•ol•o•gy

(ˌmɛθ əˈdɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a set or system of methods, principles, and rules used in a given discipline.
2. a branch of pedagogics dealing with analysis of subjects to be taught and of the methods of teaching them.
[1790–1800; < New Latin]
meth`od•o•log′i•cal (-dlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
meth`od•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

methodology

1. the science of method or orderly arrangement and classification.
2. any system created to impose order. See also logic. — methodological, adj.
See also: Classification
1. the science of method or orderly arrangement and classiflcation.
2. any system created to impose order. See also logic. — methodological, adj.
See also: Order and Disorder
a division of logic devoted to the application of reasoning to science and philosophy. See also classification; order and disorder. — methodological, adj.
See also: Logic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methodology - the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular disciplinemethodology - the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline
epistemology - the philosophical theory of knowledge
2.methodology - the system of methods followed in a particular discipline
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
scientific method - a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses

methodology

noun practice, style, approach, technique, mode, modus operandi Teaching methodologies vary according to the topic.
Translations
metodikametodologie
menetelmäoppimetodologia

methodology

[ˌmeθəˈdɒlədʒɪ] Nmetodología f

methodology

[ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒi] nméthodologie f

methodology

nMethodik f, → Methodologie f

methodology

[ˌmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ] nmetodologia
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DBRS methodologies are publicly available on its website www.dbrs.com under Methodologies & Criteria.
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Moody's is seeking market feedback on its proposed structured finance rating methodology updates by 9 February 2015 and will adopt and publish updated credit rating methodologies following appropriate consideration of any comments it receives.
Moody's Investors Service announced today the retirement of two CDO secondary rating methodologies, which described the approach used to rate securities with non-standard promises such as CDO combo notes and CDO repacks.
The change allows the use of two methodologies, including appraised value.

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