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ethnomethodology

[eth-noh-meth-uh-dol-uh-jee] /ˌɛθ noʊˌmɛθ əˈdɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the sociological study of the rules and rituals underlying ordinary social activities and interactions.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; ethno- + methodology
Related forms
ethnomethodologist, noun
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ethnomethodology

/ˌɛθnəʊmɛθəˈdɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
a method of studying linguistic communication that emphasizes common-sense views of conversation and the world Compare phenomenology
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