ekistic

ekistic

[ih-kis-tik]
adjective
of or pertaining to ekistics.
Also, ekistical.


Origin:
1965–70; see ekistics

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ekistics (ɪˈkɪstɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the science or study of human settlements
 
[C20: from Greek oikistikos of or concerning settlements, from oikizein to settle (a colony), from oikos a house]
 
e'kistic
 
adj
 
e'kistical
 
adj
 
ekis'tician
 
n

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