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dynamic equilibrium

Definition of Dynamic Equilibrium

(noun) A stable condition in a healthy society due to all components working well together.

Dynamic Equilibrium Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: dy·nam·ic e·qui·lib·ri·um

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /die-nAm-ik ee-kwuh-lIb-ree-uhm/
  • British English – /die-nAm-ik ee-kwi-lIb-riuhm/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /daɪˈnæmɪk ˌikwəˈlɪbriəm/
  • British English – /daɪˈnæmɪk ˌiːkwɪˈlɪbrɪəm/

Usage Note

  • Plural: dynamic equilibriums

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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/).

Shepard, Jon M. 2010. Sociology. 11th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Turner, Bryan S., ed. 2006. The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

Cite the Definition of Dynamic Equilibrium

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “dynamic equilibrium.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 18, 2024 (https://sociologydictionary.org/dynamic-equilibrium/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “dynamic equilibrium.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 18, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/dynamic-equilibrium/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“dynamic equilibrium.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 18 Jun. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/dynamic-equilibrium/>.