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social studies

noun plural

Simple Definition of social studies

  • : a course of study that deals with human relationships and the way society works

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of social studies

  1. :  a part of a school or college curriculum concerned with the study of social relationships and the functioning of society and usually made up of courses in history, government, economics, civics, sociology, geography, and anthropology

1926

First Known Use of social studies

1926


SOCIAL STUDIES Defined for Kids

social studies

noun plural

Definition of social studies for Students

  1. :  the studies (as civics, history, and geography) that deal with human relationships and the way society works




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