telesis

telesis

[tel-uh-sis]
noun Sociology.
deliberate, purposeful utilization of the processes of nature and society to obtain particular goals.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Greek télesis completion

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telesis (ˈtɛlɪsɪs)
 
n
the purposeful use of natural and social processes to obtain specific social goals
 
[C19: from Greek: event, from telein to fulfil, from telos end]

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