eth·​no·​meth·​od·​ol·​o·​gy ˌeth-nō-ˌme-thə-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce ethnomethodology (audio)
: a branch of sociology dealing with nonspecialists' commonsense understanding of the structure and organization of society
ethnomethodologist noun

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First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ethnomethodology was in 1963

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“Ethnomethodology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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