Definition of methodology in English:

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methodology

Pronunciation: /ˌmeTHəˈdäləjē/

noun (plural methodologies)

A system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity: a methodology for investigating the concept of focal points courses in research methodology and practice
More example sentences
  • He would not reveal the research methodology of the new system, which would be unveiled in a few weeks.
  • Studies using different methodologies and outcome measures have given contrasting results.
  • The sociology of music is diverse in its approaches, its methodologies, and its areas of focus.

Derivatives

methodologist

Pronunciation: /-ˈdäləjist/
noun
Example sentences
  • In the view of some methodologists, the validity of a measure ought to be gauged by comparing it to measures of the same concept developed through other methods.
  • I'm no research methodologist, but how in the name of fortune could you frame appropriate questions?
  • Furthermore, economic methodologists have created an in-house adaptation of terminology and a way of arguing which makes even the well-intentioned philosopher-listener lost.

Origin

Early 19th century: from modern Latin methodologia or French méthodologie.

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Syllabification: meth·od·ol·o·gy

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