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n. pl. ty·pol·o·gies
1. The study or systematic classification of types that have characteristics or traits in common.
2. A theory or doctrine of types, as in scriptural studies.

ty′po·log′i·cal (tī′pə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ty′po·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
ty′po·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ty·pol′o·gist n.
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