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idiographic

Definition of Idiographic

(adjective) Relating to a singular case, event, or individual.

Example of Idiographic

  • Researching how a student performed on a specific test.

Idiographic Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌɪdioʊˈɡræfɪk/
    • British English
      • /ɪdɪəʊˈɡrafɪk/
  • Syllabification: (id·i·o·graph·ic)

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Cite the Definition of Idiographic

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “idiographic.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 18, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

idiographic. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “idiographic.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 18, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“idiographic.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/>.