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diagnostic framing

Definition of Diagnostic Framing

(noun) Stating a social problem in a clear and understandable manner.

Diagnostic Framing Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: di·ag·nos·tic fram·ing

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /die-uhg-nAHs-tik frAY-ming/
  • British English – /die-uhg-nOs-tik frAY-ming/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌdaɪəgˈnɑstɪk ˈfreɪmɪŋ/
  • British English – /ˌdaɪəgˈnɒstɪk ˈfreɪmɪŋ/

Usage Note

  • Plural: diagnostic framings

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Diagnostic Framing

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “diagnostic framing.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 26, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/diagnostic-framing/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

diagnostic framing. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/diagnostic-framing/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “diagnostic framing.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 26, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/diagnostic-framing/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“diagnostic framing.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Oct. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/diagnostic-framing/>.