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ty·pol·o·gy

 (tī-pŏl′ə-jē)
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.

typology

(taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) chiefly Christian theol the doctrine or study of types or of the correspondence between them and the realities which they typify
typological, ˌtypoˈlogic adj
ˌtypoˈlogically adv
tyˈpologist n

ty•pol•o•gy

(taɪˈpɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of types or prefigurative symbols in scriptural literature.
2. a systematic classification or study of types.
3. symbolism.
4. the study and classification of languages according to structural features, without reference to their histories.
[1835–45]
ty•pol′o•gist, n.

typology

the analysis of symbolism, especially of the meaning of Scripture types. — typologist, n.typological, adj.
See also: Bible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typology - classification according to general type
classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, assortment, categorisation, categorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Translations

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] Ntipología f

typology

nTypologie f

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] ntipologia
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