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

 

hermeneutics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhɜːməˈnjuːtɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɜːrməˈnjuːtɪks//
 
, NAmE//ˌhɜːrməˈnuːtɪks//
 
[plural] (specialist)
 
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the area of study that analyses and explains written texts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hermeneutics