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etic

adjective et·ic \ˈe-tik\

Definition of ETIC

:  of, relating to, or involving analysis of cultural phenomena from the perspective of one who does not participate in the culture being studied — compare emic

Origin of ETIC

phonetic
First Known Use: 1954

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt

Rhymes with ETIC

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May 24, 2015
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