Definition of social science noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    social science

    BrE BrE//ˌsəʊʃl ˈsaɪəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsoʊʃl ˈsaɪəns//
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  1. 1 [uncountable] (also social studies) the study of people in society
  2. 2[countable] a particular subject connected with the study of people in society, for example geography, economics or sociology
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: social science