Definition of women's studies in English:

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women's studies

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
Academic courses in sociology, history, literature, and psychology that focus on the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society.
Example sentences
  • Dr Caball said social studies, women's studies, history, literature and film studies were all popular choices for postgraduate research by applicants for the awards.
  • Instead, the focus is on departments like sociology or ethnic and women's studies where there's a lot of progressive thought.
  • The class in which Mary and I met was listed by the departments of studio art, women's studies, and art history.

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Syllabification: wom·en's stud·ies

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