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n. Chiefly British
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology that deals with cultural and social phenomena such as kinship systems or beliefs, esp of nonliterate peoples
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the branch of anthropology that studies human societies, emphasizing interpersonal and intergroup relations.See also: Anthropology
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1. A branch of anthropology concerned with the study of linguistics, archaeology, ethnography, and ethnology.
2. The branch of anthropology that studies the cultural and social aspects of human communities.
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|Noun||1.||social anthropology - the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society|
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
garbology - the study of a society by analyzing its garbage
mythology - the study of myths
ritualism - the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies
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