Definition of social studies in English:

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social studies

Pronunciation: /ˈsōSHəl ˌstədēz/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
Various aspects or branches of the study of human society, considered as an educational discipline.
Example sentences
  • He used unified studies of an area, including language, social studies and art, combining all the subjects into one.
  • The programme may allow students to sample different languages, or else it may be part of a social studies or language arts unit.
  • Advanced math and science courses were also provided as well as courses in language arts, social studies, and the arts.

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Syllabification: so·cial stud·ies

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