1. (noun) “[A] branch of knowledge” (Princeton University 2010)

2. (noun) “[A] written document describing the findings of some individual or group” (Princeton University 2010).

3. (noun) “[C]onsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning” (Princeton University 2010).

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  • Plural: studies

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Kendall, Diane. 2006. Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials. 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.