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Definition of anthropology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anthropology

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌænθrəˈpɑːlədʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the study of the human race, especially of its origins, development, customs and beliefs Social anthropology examines family relationships in detail.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anthropology