Definition of Matching Hypothesis
Matching Hypothesis Pronunciation
Syllabification: match·ing hy·poth·e·sis
- American English – /mAch-ing hie-pAHth-uh-suhs/
- British English – /mAch-ing hie-pOth-i-sis/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈmæʧɪŋ haɪˈpɑθəsəs/
- British English – /ˈmæʧɪŋ haɪˈpɒθɪsɪs/
- Plural: matching hypotheses
- A type of homogamy.
- Also called matching phenomenon.
- Sex and Gender Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “match” and “hypothesis” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “matching hypothesis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 29, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/matching-hypothesis/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
matching hypothesis. (2016). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/matching-hypothesis/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “matching hypothesis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 29, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/matching-hypothesis/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“matching hypothesis.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2016. Web. 29 Nov. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/matching-hypothesis/>.