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hunting and gathering

Definition of Hunting and Gathering

(noun) The foraging of uncultivated plants and undomesticated animals for subsistence.

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Hunting and Gathering Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈhʌntɪŋ æn(d) ˈɡæðərɪŋ/
      • /ˈhʌntɪŋ (ə)n(d) ˈɡæðərɪŋ/
    • British English
      • /ˈhʌntɪŋ and ˈɡaðəɪŋ/
      • /ˈhʌntɪŋ (ə)n(d) ˈɡaðəɪŋ/
  • Syllabification: (hunt·ing and gath·er·ing)

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References

Hughes, Michael, and Carolyn J. Kroehler. 2008. Sociology: The Core. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Macionis, John, and Kenneth Plummer. 2012. Sociology: A Global Introduction. 4th ed. Harlow, England: Pearson Education.

Cite the Definition of Hunting and Gathering

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “hunting and gathering.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/hunting-and-gathering/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “hunting and gathering.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/hunting-and-gathering/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“hunting and gathering.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/hunting-and-gathering/>.