ethnomethodology

noun
eth·​no·​meth·​od·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌeth-nō-ˌme-thə-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce ethnomethodology (audio) \

Definition of ethnomethodology

: a branch of sociology dealing with nonspecialists' commonsense understanding of the structure and organization of society

Other Words from ethnomethodology

ethnomethodologist \ ˌeth-​nō-​ˌme-​thə-​ˈdä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce ethnomethodology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ethnomethodology

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Ethnomethodology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnomethodology. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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