social studies


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social studies

pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A course of study including geography, history, government, and sociology, taught in secondary and elementary schools.

social studies

n
(Sociology) (functioning as singular) the study of how people live and organize themselves in society, embracing geography, history, economics, and other subjects

so′cial stud`ies


n.
a school course comprising such subjects as history, geography, civics, sociology, and anthropology.
[1915–20]
Translations
yhteiskuntaoppi

social studies

nplscienze fpl sociali
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