transcendent value

(noun) A value that surpasses all differences and unifies a group.

Example: Religious beliefs that cross socioeconomic statuses or nationalism in times of war.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: transcendent values

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How to Cite the Definition of Transcendent Value

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “transcendent value.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/transcendent-value/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “transcendent value.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/transcendent-value/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“transcendent value.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/transcendent-value/>.