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noun social science pronunciation in British English
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pluralsocial sciences
  1. [uncountable] the study of the way that people live in society
    1. a.
      [countable] one of the separate subjects that deal with the way societies are organized, for example history or sociology. These subjects are referred to as the social sciences.

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social scientist

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used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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