- meth|o|dol|o|gy [ˌmeθəˈdɔlədʒi US -ˈda:-] n plural methodologies [U and C]the set of methods and principles that you use when studying a particular subject or doing a particular kind of workmethodology for (doing) sth▪ We've been developing a new methodology for assessing new products.▪ There are some differences in methodology between the two studies.>methodological [ˌmeθədəˈlɔdʒıkəl US -ˈla:-] adj▪ There are a few methodological issues we need to discuss.>methodologically [-kli] adv▪ The study was methodologically flawed.
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