(noun) An hypothesis that represents an expected correlation between two variables.
(noun) A residential area outside of a city that is close enough for a daily commute.
(noun) The transfer of a particular office or status to another individual.
(noun) Something that, if present, guarantees an effect can occur.
(noun) Intentionally killing oneself alone or a part of a group.
(adjective) Beyond the natural or unexplainable by ordinary terms.
(noun) Anything that aids in the adoption and enforcement of a policy.
(adjective) Beyond the scope of one nation’s boundaries or interests.
(noun) A research method that collects data from respondents through a series of questions by interview or questionnaire.
(noun) Anything that represents something else.
(noun) The theory that society is possible because of the shared meanings and social patterns created during social interactions.
(noun) A system in which the males of one group marry the females of another group.
(noun) A family structure in industrial societies in which both spouses work for wages and share domestic labor equally.
1. (noun) The study of rules governing the arrangement of words and other elements (e.g., punctuation) to create clauses, phrases, and sentences; 2. (noun) The formal rules for structuring well-formed clauses, phrases, and sentences.
(noun) The interconnected relationship between individuals, groups, and institutions with shared behaviors, norms, and values that combine to form society.
1. (adjective) Relating to a classification, system, or taxonomy; 2. (adjective) Methodical, orderly, and purposeful.