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noun [uncountable] culturomics pronunciation in American English /ˌkʌltʃəˈrɑmɪks/
  1. an area of study which looks at how frequently a word is used over a period of time and relates this to changes in culture
    We survey ’culturomics’, focusing on linguistic and cultural phenomena reflected in the English language between 1800 and 2000.

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