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longitudinal effect

Definition of Longitudinal Effect

(noun) A change within a cohort that is attributable to aging.

Longitudinal Effect Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌlɔndʒəˈt(j)udənl əˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɔndʒəˈt(j)udn̩əl əˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɑndʒəˈt(j)udənl əˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɑndʒəˈt(j)udn̩əl əˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɔndʒəˈt(j)udənl iˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɔndʒəˈt(j)udn̩əl iˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɑndʒəˈt(j)udənl iˈfɛk(t)/
      • /ˌlɑndʒəˈt(j)udn̩əl iˈfɛk(t)/
    • British English
      • /ˌlɒŋɡᵻˈtjuːdᵻnl ᵻˈfɛkt/
      • /ˌlɒŋɡᵻˈtʃuːdᵻnl ᵻˈfɛkt/
      • /ˌlɒn(d)ʒᵻˈtjuːdᵻnl ᵻˈfɛkt/
      • /ˌlɒn(d)ʒᵻˈtʃuːdᵻnl ᵻˈfɛkt/
  • Syllabification: (lon·gi·tu·di·nal ef·fect)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: longitudinal effects
  • Not to be confused with cohort effect.

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Cite the Definition of Longitudinal Effect

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 19, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “longitudinal effect.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 19, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“longitudinal effect.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/longitudinal-effect/>.