operationalism

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noun op·er·a·tion·al·ism \-shnə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of operationalism

  1. :  a view that the concepts or terms used in nonanalytic scientific statements must be definable in terms of identifiable and repeatable operations

operationalist

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operationalistic

play \-ˌrā-shnə-ˈlis-tik, -shə-nə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

1931

First Known Use of operationalism

1931


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