trans·​dis·​ci·​plin·​ary | \ tran(t)s-ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce transdisciplinary (audio) , tranz- \

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Recent Examples on the Web Xdisciplinary — The term signifying that Ethnic Studies variously takes the forms of being interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, transdisciplinary, undisciplinary, and intradisciplinary, in diverse academic and everyday contexts. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, "Cisheteropatriarchy. Hxrstory. The language of ethnic studies, explained," 13 Aug. 2019 But recently, the problem has hardened into a transdisciplinary dispute. Joshua Sokol, Science | AAAS, "Debate intensifies over speed of expanding universe," 19 July 2019 The new school will bolster arts education and research, thus better preparing students who aspire to be professional artists by allowing them to take transdisciplinary classes to fit their major’s core requirements. Mark Rudin, idahostatesman, "Arts and science together: Research plays vital role in Idaho’s cultural world | Idaho Statesman," 27 Apr. 2018 That's the question transdisciplinary artist Ani Liu is attempting to answer. Evan Dashevsky, Fox News, "Artist used tech to control sperm with her mind," 23 June 2017

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Transdisciplinary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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