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culturomics

[kuhl-chuh-roh-miks] /ˌkʌl tʃəˈroʊ mɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study of human culture and cultural trends over time by means of quantitative analysis of words and phrases in a very large corpus of digitized texts:
Culturomics can pinpoint periods of accelerated language change.
Origin
2010
2010; cultur(e) + -omics, as in genomics
Related forms
culturomic, adjective
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